NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The murder trial against fashion designer Sylvie Cachay’s boyfriend has entered its second month.
Nicholas Brooks, 26, is accused of strangling and drowning Cachay, 33, on Dec. 9, 2010. Her body was found partially clothed in an overflowing bathtub at the swanky Soho House Hotel.READ MORE: Gabby Petito Search: Authorities Combing Wyoming Wilderness For Missing Woman, Fiancé's Whereabouts Remain Unknown
As WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported, Brooks’ defense hangs on the testimony of noted medical examiner Dr. Charles Wetli. The medical expert was hired by the defense.