David Pietz aka Dave Pietz, a former Chase bank executive, is on trial for the strangulation murder of his wife, Nicole Pietz. ABC News is reporting today that four women have testified about sex with David Pietz while he was married. His wife Nicole Zurcher Pietz, 32, had gone missing in Washington in January 2006. Her body was found several weeks later. Her husband was finally arrested for second-degree murder in 2012.
Key Facts in the case
January 27-January 28:
The 32-year old Lynnwood woman disappears. Police speculate that she was killed between 6:22 p.m. on January 27 and 12:22 a.m. on January 28, according to a report obtained by The Seattle Times.
Nicole Zurcher Pietz is due to arrive at an Alcoholics Anonymous group but never makes it. Family and friends are disturbed when Nicole fails to show up for a dinner engagement, according to The Daily Herald.
A missing person's report is filed.
Dave Pietz, a JP Morgan Chase bank worker, tells police that he last saw his wife sleeping on the night of January 27.
Police release information to the public and ask for any information regarding the disappearance of Nicole Pietz.
The nude body of a woman is found in the woods near Burien by a man walking through the area.
An autopsy examination confirms that the body belongs to Nicole Pietz. The King County Medical Examiner's Office also confirms death by means of strangulation.
Friends and family pay their respects at Holy Cross Episcopal for the funeral-memorial service.
The police locates the woman's car in Seattle. After the initial investigation, police do not have enough evidence to charge David Pietz for his wife's death. He remains a suspect. The information is withheld from the public. The case goes cold for the next several years.
David Pietz is arrested for second-degree murder.
David Pietz appears in court for his murder trial.
The jury hears opening statements.
Four women testify on the stand about having sex with David Pietz while he was married. Sabrina Lucia Strieck, Renee Stewart, Samantha Duffy and Julie Hansen-Freeman are the names of the four women, according to ABC News.