Prosecution Resumes Testimony in Moffitt Murder Trial

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DES MOINES, Iowa --The case of a Pleasant Hill man is still in the hands of the prosecution.

David Moffitt, 27, is charged with first degree murder in the death of Justin Michael, 30.

Police say Moffitt broke into Michael's Grimes home and shot and killed him as he lay sleeping next to his fiance, Angie Ver Huel. Ver Huel had a brief relationship with Moffitt but broke things off when she started seeing Michael.

Moffitt's defense isn't disputing the fact the crime happened but say Moffitt snapped when he found out about the engagement and wasn't in his right mind when he committed the crime.

Moffitt's defense attorney, Keith Rigg, asked the jury to find Moffitt not guilty by reason of insanity during his opening arguments on Tuesday.

The prosecution has several more witnesses that are scheduled to testify today.

The judge expects the trial to last through next week.