Trial begins for man accused of killing local real estate agent

YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. - It's opening day of the trial against the man accused of plotting to kill a local real estate agent is in the book. Lawyers are trying to pick a jury.

No one's been seated in the case of Daniel Blizzard as of Monday afternoon. He faces a first-degree murder charge in the death of Vern Holbrook.

Opening statements will likely take place in a few days.

Another murder suspect will be tried separately.

Two others signed plea deals and will testify against both defendants.