Suspect on trial for 2016 murder of 19-year-old Eugene woman
EUGENE, Ore. - The man accused of murdering a 19-year-old Eugene woman in November 2016 faces trial this week.
Jury selection is in progress in the trial of Erick Joaquin.
Joaquin is accused of the murder of 19-year-old Jessica Elizabeth Frank.
Frank attended Pleasant Hill High School and dreamed of being a police officer, her mother said.
"She was just so - right and wrong. She always just had such a big heart," Frank's mother, Jennifer Phillips, told NBC 16 in 2016, "and always fought for the underdog."
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