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Published February 09, 2012, 03:15 PM

Witness: ND woman tried to dispose of body

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — A witness testifying in the case of a Jamestown woman accused of killing a Somali immigrant says the woman allegedly tried to dispose the body in his well.

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — A witness testifying in the case of a Jamestown woman accused of killing a Somali immigrant says the woman allegedly tried to dispose the body in his well.

Twenty-two-year-old Janelle Cave is charged with murder and criminal conspiracy in the death of 18-year-old Abdi Ali Ahmed. His body was found in a ditch near Spiritwood on April 30, 2011. Authorities say he was beaten and stabbed.

The Jamestown Sun reports (http://bit.ly/Apx7JB) that Delmonte Jones testified Thursday that Cave and 34-year-old Leron Howard came to his home early in the morning of April 30. They allegedly asked about Jones' well, saying they had a body to dispose of.

Howard of Jamestown also has pleaded not guilty to murder and criminal conspiracy. His trial is scheduled to begin Aug. 7.

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