On the third day of a La Crosse County murder trial, jurors got to hear on Wednesday from defendant Lori Phillips.
Not live, but in a video of La Crosse County Sheriff’s Office investigator Fritz Leinfelder questioning Phillips in 2019, just after the death of her husband Mark.
Lori is accused of killing Mark by hitting him with a truck.
During the video, Lori tried to recall if a door of the truck was open, while she was driving around the time of Mark’s accident.
Lori stated that she found Mark “stuck to the ground” in a snowbank, after he was outside on a winter night.
Phillips added, “I couldn’t even believe what I’m seeing,” when she saw Mark’s body in the snow outside their house in Holmen.
Earlier Wednesday, jurors were shown photos of the truck, taken shortly after Mark’s death.
The defense argued that Mark died in the cold after a fall, and Lori discovered him later.
Defense witnesses could be called Thursday in an effort to wrap up the trial by the end of the week.