Bemidji Man on Trial Today for Potential Involvement in Downwind Murder
Bemidji, – The trial of Brandon Rossbach, 32, who is accused of helping Rose Downwind’s former boyfriend Marchello Cimmarusti burn and bury Downwind’s body in October 2015, started today.
Cimmarusti named Rossbach and another individual, Chirstopher Davis, as accomplices after he turned himself in in December. Rossbach was arrested December 9th, and pleaded not guilty to the charge in July.
Davis pleaded guilty in July.
According to Cimmarusti’s guilty plea, the three men took Downwind’s body to a location northwest of Bemidji where they burned and buried her.
The trail was set to begin this morning at 9.