Husband Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ to Murdering Wife, Whose Body was Found in Burien
The King County Prosecutor’s Office reports that Martin David Pietz was arraigned Wednesday morning (April 4), when he pleaded ‘not guilty’ to a charge of Murder in the Second Degree for the strangulation death of his wife Nicole Pietz in January 2006.
The victim’s body was found in a wooded area in Burien in 2006 (read our previous coverage here), and Pietz was arrested and charged with her murder on Wednesday, March 21.
A case setting hearing is scheduled for May 2.
The defendant remains in jail on $1 million bail.