Mistrial declared in Kenosha homicide case
KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The trial of a Mequon man facing homicide charges in the disappearance of a Kenosha man resulted in a mistrial on Thursday, March 17.
Zachariah Anderson, 40, is charged with homicide and hiding of a corpse in the disappearance of Rosalio Gutierrez.
Investigators say Anderson was the ex-boyfriend of Gutierrez's then-current girlfriend, and killed him out of jealousy. He was already facing stalking charges.
Anderson allegedly killed Gutierrez in his apartment on May 17, and then burned the body in possibly two burn pits in Ozaukee County. Investigators say a cadaver dog found remnants of clothing in one of the burn pits that matched the clothing Gutierrez was last known to be wearing.
In court on Thursday, the judge declared a mistrial without prejudice, meaning Anderson can be tried again on the same charges.
A new trial date has been scheduled for Sept. 12.