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Osborn trial date set

BY DI STAFF | APRIL 01, 2010 7:30 AM

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The trial has been set for an Iowa City man charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of his girlfriend, according to court records.

Eric Scott Osborn, 26, reportedly went gambling with his live-in girlfriend, Sarah McKay, on the night of March 6. Early the next morning, according to police reports, the couple drank beer, smoked marijuana, and played video games. Osborn told officers he also took some pills.

At roughly 3 a.m. on March 7, Osborn allegedly said he struck McKay across the head with a baseball bat. According to the reports, he said he didn’t want her to suffer so he strangled her to death. He told deputies he blacked out and had no idea why he killed McKay.

The trial has been set for May 10; a pretrial conference is scheduled for April 29.

— by Sam Lane


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