Trial begins for man accused of killing stepmom

Opening statements began today in the trial of a Valley Stream man accused of killing his stepmom.

Twenty-six-year-old William Tracey is accused of beating his 42-year-old stepmother to death inside their home last year after an argument.

Officials say Tracey then threw Denise Tracey's body in a Dumpster.

Tracey faces 25 years to life if convicted.

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