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Brooks trial may begin soon

The earliest Timothy Brooks will face a jury in the stabbing death of Robert Ash is Thursday afternoon, after three days of setting trial ground rules and jury selection.

Jury selection is scheduled to be complete by Thursday, at which time opening arguments could be heard. However, if jury selection is not completed by Thursday, the trial will be delayed until March 20.

Either way, the trial will take a break the week of March 13 due to scheduling conflicts. Lawyers in the case have estimated the trial will take two weeks once testimony begins.



Brooks, who was living in Truckee at the time of the August incident, is accused in the stabbing death of Ash, 47, of Newcastle, outside Syd’s Bagelry in Tahoe City. The stabbing occurred 30 minutes after Ash allegedly cut off Brooks and his wife in his on Highway 89 before Squaw Valley.

Ash, who grew up in Incline Village, had been working on projects in Truckee the previous year and was spending time in tow before his death.


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