Patrick Frazee’s Colorado murder trial concluded last week with damaging testament from the implicated killer’s long-time pal.
The jury heard on Friday prosecution witness Joe Moore quote Frazee as saying, “if there is no body, there is no criminal offense” throughout the time when authorities were questioning Frazee in the disappearance of his fianceé Kelsey Berreth.
Moore’s testament came a day after the prosecution’s star witness, Idaho nurse Krystal Kenney, told the jury that Frazee was cheating on Berreth with her which she tidied up Berreth’s blood after Frazee eliminated her with a baseball bat. She said Frazee then burned the body.
Moore affirmed Frazee kept stating to him after Berreth was reported missing out on, “why do they [police] keep investigating cause if there is no body, there is no criminal activity. Why do they [police] keep questioning me,” Fox 21 Colorado Springs reported.
This booking photo offered by the Teller County Constable’s office reveals Patrick Frazee, the future husband of missing Colorado woman Kelsey Berreth, who was arrested Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, at his house in the neighborhood of Florissant, Colo Frazee has actually been accused of murder and solicitation to devote murder in the death of his missing bride-to-be. Frazee discovered of the 5 charges versus him during a quick court look Monday, Dec. 31, 2018 in Cripple Creek. (Teller County Constable’s Office by means of AP, File).
Frazee, 33, is charged with eliminating the 29- year-old Berreth last year on Thanksgiving Day in her house in Woodland Park, Colo.. He was jailed Dec. 21, three weeks after her mom reported her missing.
The body has not been discovered.
Moore stated for the jury other incriminating statements he stated Frazee made to him prior to his arrest and as far back as April2018 He testified he and Frazee had actually known each other given that they were kids.
The buddy affirmed that on the day before the arrest, Frazee informed him that he didn’t comprehend why Berreth’s disappearance was drawing so much attention from the nationwide media, KUSA-TV reported.
” And he resembles ‘male, if I had known it was going to blow up this huge, I never would have …'” Moore affirmed, the station reported. He affirmed that Frazee stopped talking at that point.
Picture shows Patrick Frazee and Kelsey Berreth one year back. (Missing Mom– Kelsey Berreth Facebook page).
Moore also affirmed that in April, Frazee told him he had actually determined a way to eliminate Berreth.
” And I went ‘do not even discuss s– like that,” Moore testified, KUSA reported. “Get that s– out of your head.”
Moore said Frazee had actually made the comment after asking him how his relationship with Berreth was going.
Frazee has actually pleaded not guilty. He had a daughter with Berreth and took custody after her disappearance. The child is now in the custody of Berreth’s parents.
The trial resumes Tuesday in Teller County.