Murder trial underway in Iron County

CRYSTAL FALLS — The case of an Alpha man accused of murdering his stepdaughter and then turning the gun on himself is underway in Iron County.

Police say Alfred Saario, 56, shot and killed Jamie Lee James, 29, at his Alpha residence in June of 2016. He’s charged with open murder and discharging a firearm in or at a building.

The trial began Monday with jury selection and is expected to last up to five days. Stay with ABC Ten and for the latest on Saario’s murder trial.