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Gregory Davis trial day 3: live tweets from the courtroom

Gregory Davis listens to testimony from Tara Scott a criminalist in the DNA section at the Iowa State Crime Laboratory during his first-degree murder trial at the Linn County Courthouse in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Davis is accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend Carrie Davis in the home they shared 26 times during an argument on Sept. 28, 2017. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)
Gregory Davis listens to testimony from Tara Scott a criminalist in the DNA section at the Iowa State Crime Laboratory during his first-degree murder trial at the Linn County Courthouse in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Davis is accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend Carrie Davis in the home they shared 26 times during an argument on Sept. 28, 2017. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)

Gregory Davis of Marion, is standing trial this week for first-degree murder.

Keep up with the trial as Gazette reporter Trish Mehaffey tweets live from the courtroom. You can read her tweets at the bottom of this page.

Davis, 29, is accused of stabbing the 29-year-old woman 26 times on Sept. 28, 2017, in the Marion home they shared, according to court documents. He attempted to conceal the body in a roll of carpet, which authorities found on a trailer Oct. 2 parked outside his parents’ vacant rental house in Marion.

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