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Cody Stevenson trial day 1: live tweets from the courtroom

Cody Stevenson walks into the courtroom for a change of venue hearing and a case management conference at the Iowa County Courthouse in Marengo on Monday, Sep. 11, 2017. Stevenson is charged with first-degree murder. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)
Cody Stevenson walks into the courtroom for a change of venue hearing and a case management conference at the Iowa County Courthouse in Marengo on Monday, Sep. 11, 2017. Stevenson is charged with first-degree murder. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)

The trial of Cody Stevenson begins Tuesday, Jan. 29. Reporter Trish Mehaffey is live-tweeting from the courtroom.

Stevenson is accused of punching his girlfriend’s child in the abdomen multiple times on June 30, 2017, according to the criminal complaint. The toddler, Izabella “Bella” Loffer, died from injuries July 3, police said.

Read the live tweets below:

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