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Alleged accomplice set to testify against Charles Capone in murder trial

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MOSCOW, Idaho - Both the prosecution and defense made their final preparations Monday ahead of the murder trial of Charles Capone.

The trial is in connection with the disappearance of Rachael Anderson in 2010. Prosecutors have been trying to pin Anderson's disappearance on Capone, her estranged ex husband, since she went missing.

Before she went missing, Anderson told authorities she was being stalked and she had received strange hang up phone calls.

During that time, Capone and Anderson were in the process of going through a divorce.

Detectives believe Capone lured Anderson to his shop in Moscow, Id. where they believe he drugged her, killed her, and then dumped her body in the Snake River.

Anderson's body has never been found.

While detectives were trying to gather evidence they also charged another man - David Stone - with murder.

Investigators believe Stone was Capone's accomplice, and the two had made a pact to kill each other's wives.

Stone has since made a plea deal, gave up information, and seen his charges get reduced. He will testify against Capone in the trial.

The trial is scheduled to be three weeks. Due to the fact this is a high profile case, the judge had planned on doing jury selection last week and to speak with potential jurors individually.

The trial was set to begin earlier this year - a juror pool had even been selected - and at the last minute the judge recused himself from the case.

Capone's trial is scheduled to being at 8 a.m. Tuesday. 

KHQ will be inside the courtroom and will bring you the latest details on KHQ Local News at 5 and 6, as well as on KHQ.com

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