Stabbing Trial Begins Today

A trial is expected to begin today of a man accused of stabbing to death a Mason City resident.

Cerro Gordo County District Court records say 21-year-old Braedon Bowers has pleaded not guilty to a charge of first-degree murder. Authorities say he stabbed 23-year-old Wraymond Todd on May 30, 2017, in Mason City. Todd died June 4.

Bowers also lives in Mason City.