Trial scheduled for Mishawaka man accused of trying to kill ex

Stephen Byrd // Photo provided

Today (Tuesday) a Mishawaka man will be on trial.

Stephen Byrd is accused of burglary and trying to kill his ex-girlfriend.

According to Lincoln Wright with our reporting partners at the South Bend Tribune, jury selection started yesterday.

Police say in September of 2015 Byrd broke into his ex-girlfriend's home and stabbed her.

The woman was able to escape and Byrd was eventually arrested.

If found guilty on all charges, Byrd could be sentenced to more than 100 years.