Opening arguments are expected to begin tomorrow in the trial of Kevin Michael Briscoe, charged with the first-degree murder of Pamela Mary Barker, a 44-year-old Social Security Administration worker who was killed in her Columbia town house in April 1990.
Briscoe, 26, ofthe Stevens Forest neighborhood in Columbia, was arrested on May 7, 1990, by Howard County and Baltimore police.
The state is seeking a sentence of life without parole in the case, said Assistant State's Attorney Christine Gage.
Brian Jordan was also charged with first-degree murder in Barker's death and is scheduled to go to trial Feb. 24.
Police said the two men stabbed the victim, whom they apparently did not know, during the course of a burglary at the town house in the 9700 block of Basket Ring Road.