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Crime 'No body, no crime,' Patrick Frazee said before fiancée vanished, friend testifies

11:40  09 november  2019
11:40  09 november  2019 Source:   nbcnews.com

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CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. — A friend of murder suspect Patrick Frazee, who is accused of killing his fiancée, testified Friday that Frazee was surprised by the media's interest in her disappearance and had once remarked, "No body, no crime."

a person standing in front of a building: Image: Patrick Frazee© Chappin Everett Image: Patrick Frazee

Kelsey Berreth, 29, the mother of Frazee's child, disappeared from her Colorado home last November, and her body has never been found.

Frazee, 33, is charged with two counts of murder and three counts of solicitation to commit murder. He has denied killing her and pleaded not guilty.

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Kenney testified on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019 in the trial of Patrick Frazee , who is charged with the murder in the death of Berreth, his fiancee .(Colorado Krystal Lee, who no longer goes by her former married name of Kenney, said that before the 2018 call, Patrick Frazee had asked her three times to

Prosecutors say Frazee personally told Lee he was responsible for Berreth's death, and on Wednesday, she testified that Frazee told her She said she and Frazee reconnected in 2015, and she became pregnant with his child the following year. She had an abortion after she said Frazee

Joe Moore said he and Frazee were at a cattle ranch together in December, but he did not ask Frazee if he had killed Berreth. But Frazee said he did not understand why there was so much interest in Berreth's disappearance because people go missing every day, Moore testified.

Moore said that in April 2018, he asked Frazee how things were going with Berreth, and Frazee replied: "I figured out a way to kill her."

Moore said he told Frazee to not even talk about such things and to "get that [expletive] out of your head."

Moore testified that Frazee grinned and said, "No body, no crime, right?"

Moore said he repeated, "Get that out of your head." Asked by the prosecutor what Frazee said next, Moore testified Frazee reiterated that there would be no crime to prosecute if no body was found.

Girlfriend testifies at trial of man in death of his fiancee

  Girlfriend testifies at trial of man in death of his fiancee A woman who was having an affair with a Colorado man accused of beating his fiancee to death and burning her body testified Wednesday that he called her on Thanksgiving Day and told her she had "a mess to clean up," referring to the aftermath of the slaying. Krystal Lee, who no longer goes by her former married name of Kenney, said that before the 2018 call, Patrick Frazee had asked her three times to kill Kelsey Berreth on his behalf, but she didn't follow through. Berreth, 29, was last seen nearly a year ago with her baby near her home in Woodland Park, a mountain community of 7,500 people about two hours south of Denver.

‘ No body , no crime ’: Friend of Kelsey Berreth murder suspect says he made disturbing comments. Patrick Frazee is on trial for the murder of Woodland Park mom Frazee is now standing trial for first-degree murder, solicitation to commit first-degree murder, and tampering with a deceased human body .

Prosecutors say Frazee personally told Lee he was responsible for Berreth's death, and on Wednesday, she testified that Frazee told her Berreth's last words were "Please stop." She said she and Frazee reconnected in 2015, and she became pregnant with his child the following year.

The jury trial began Nov. 1.

Moore said the trip to the cattle ranch where Frazee talked about the media's interest in his missing fiancée occurred on Dec. 20. The next day, Frazee was arrested and charged with murder.

Krystal Lee, Frazee's ex-girlfriend, had told investigators Frazee told her he had killed Berreth with a baseball bat.

a woman smiling for the camera: Image: Kelsey Berreth was reported missing by her mother in Woodland Park, Colorado, on Dec. 2, 2018.© Woodland Park Police Department Image: Kelsey Berreth was reported missing by her mother in Woodland Park, Colorado, on Dec. 2, 2018.

Lee, a nurse from Idaho who previously went by the last name Kenney, was charged with tampering with evidence. She pleaded guilty in February and agreed to testify against Frazee in a plea deal.

Lee testified earlier this week that Frazee called her on Thanksgiving Day last year and told her there was a mess at Berreth's condo, and she needed to clean it up. She said she drove to Colorado from Idaho, arriving on Nov. 24. When she got to the condo, she found blood on the living room floor, on the walls and in other areas.

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Patrick Frazee will face a murder trial in the death of his fiancée , Kelsey Berreth. Her body has not been found since she vanished Thanksgiving Day near Woodland Park, a city between The suspect later moved the body to a water trough and added gas and wood before setting it ablaze, Slater said .

Kenney testified on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019 in the trial of Patrick Frazee , who is charged with the murder in the death of Berreth, his fiancee .(Colorado Krystal Lee, who no longer goes by her former married name of Kenney, said that before the 2018 call, Patrick Frazee had asked her three times to

She testified Wednesday that she cleaned the blood because she didn't want Berreth's mother and daughter to know what happened, but she purposely left some spots for investigators to find.

Lee testified that later that day Frazee told her he had killed Berreth with a baseball bat. She also testified that Frazee put Berreth's body in a black tote box at her condo, took it to another property and then to his ranch, where he set it on fire.

Lee told the court that Frazee wanted it to appear as if Berreth had left, so he asked Lee to take Berreth's cellphone to Idaho, where she burned it.

Berreth's and Frazee's daughter is in the custody of her maternal grandparents, NBC affiliate KUSA of Denver reported.

Before Moore's testimony, prosecutors showed a tooth fragment that had been found on a burn area on Frazee's property, according to the station. They did not indicate whether it was human or belonged to Berreth.

Moots reported from Cripple Creek, Colorado, and Helsel from Los Angeles.

Patrick Frazee found guilty of killing missing fiancee Kelsey Berreth .
Patrick Frazee was accused of killing Kelsey Berreth on Thanksgiving Day 2018. As the trial of Frazee came to a close, prosecutors Monday described the case as a "deliberate, premeditated, cold and cruel murder.

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