Opening statements to begin in LI stepmom murder

A Long Island man is facing murder charges in the death of his stepmother.

June 3, 2010 9:18:59 AM PDT
Opening statements begin Thursday in the murder trial of a Long Island man accused of murdering his stepmother.

Twenty-six-year-old William Tracey, from Valley Stream, is charged with murdering Denise Tracey early last year.

Police say 42-year-old Denise Tracey was killed at her Dartmouth Street home during an argument, and her body carried to a dumpster at a nearby mall.

If convicted, William Tracey could face 25 years to life in prison.