FILE - In this July 23, 2007 file photo, Mark Goudeau listens to opening arguments in his rape trial in Phoenix. Goudeau goes on trial Monday, June 5, 2011, to face nine first-degree murder counts and 65 other charges in the so-called Baseline Killer case. (AP Photo/Tom Tingle, Pool, File)
Baseline Killer Trial
Defendant Mark Goudeau talks with one of his attorneys, Rodrick Carter before the start of opening arguments during the trial for the "Baseline Killer" crimes at the Superior Court Central Court Building in downtown Phoenix on Monday, June 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Michael Schennum, Pool)
Posted: Monday, June 13, 2011 12:03 pm
Updated: 11:08 pm, Tue Jun 11, 2013.
PHOENIX (AP) — The trial of a man accused of killing nine people
in the Phoenix area continues this week, focusing on the first
murder linked to the so-called Baseline Killer case.
About 20 people, including police detectives and ballistics
experts, are expected to testify this week in the trial of Mark
Goudeau is charged with the nine murders and dozens of other
crimes, including rape and child molestation. The 46-year-old
former construction worker has pleaded not guilty.
This week's testimony will focus on the killing of 19-year-old
Georgia Thompson, who lived in Tempe and worked as a stripper in
She was shot in the head outside her apartment on Sept. 8,
Goudeau's trial is expected to last nine months. He already is
serving a 438-year prison sentence after being convicted in the
rapes of two sisters in 2007.
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Monday, June 13, 2011 12:03 pm.
Updated: 11:08 pm.