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Trial begins for suspect in killing of Shoemakersville man

By Kevin Fitzsimmons, Web Producer
Published On: Jan 14 2013 06:00:00 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 15 2013 05:18:16 PM CST

The trial has started for a man charged in connection with a deadly stabbing in Shoemakersville.

READING, Pa. -

The trial has started for a man charged in connection with a deadly stabbing in Shoemakersville.

Authorities have charged Mark Ellis and two other men in connection with the deadly stabbing of 49-year-old Stephen Leibensperger.

Authorities said the men robbed and killed Leibensperger and then left his body in the attic of a home in the 700 block of Chestnut Street in December 2011.