Port Townsend: Evidence to be submitted in Quilcene murder case

PORT TOWNSEND — Prosecuting and defense attorneys will submit written evidence to the court today in the bench trial of the man accused of the 1992 stabbing death of a Quilcene girl begins.

Lawyers will present several hundred pages of documents — including police reports, psychologists’ evaluations, autopsy results and photos — to Jefferson County Superior Court Judge Thomas Majhan in the case of Robert Froehlich.

Froehlich, 29, formerly of Quilcene, is charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of 15-year-old Allison Tornensis, whose body was found in the Little Quilcene River in July 1992.

Majhan will be the sole arbiter of Froehlich’s innocence or guilt after Froehlich agreed to a bench trial last month, waiving his right to a jury trial.

The rest of this story appears in today’s Peninsula Daily News Jefferson County edition. Click on “Subscribe” to get the PDN delivered to your home or office.

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