Day Two of "Thrill Kill" Trial

By KBJR News 1

September 18, 2012 Updated Sep 18, 2012 at 6:17 PM CDT

Hayward, WI (Northlands NewsCenter)
-- Testimony continued today in the trial of a Wisconsin man authorities say committed a thrill killing with satanic overtones in 2009.

Christopher Roalson was charged with first degree homicide and burglary after 93-year-old Irena Roszak was found stabbed to death in her Raddison home.

Sawyer County District Attorney Bruce Poquette is still calling on people to take the stand, mainly criminal experts that were on the case in May of 2009.

While cross examining investigator Gary Gillas, the defense continued their narrative that Roalson's accomplice Austin Davis was inconsistent in his statements to authorities.

Attorney Donna Kuchler pointed out that Davis's description of the kitchen knife and stool used in the murder were conflicting.

Kuchler also questioned the thoroughness of the questioning of Davis shortly after the murder.

In separate questioning, the prosecution tried to poke holes in the defenses claim the incident was a planned burglary, revealing that cash and medication were present in Roszak's home after the crime.

In cross examination, Kuchler questioned whether the medication and cash were in less than obvious places in the house.

Investigators did find 4,000 dollars stashed in the laundry room, hidden underneath the bottom drawer of a dresser.

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