The trial for a pair of Amish brothers, Aaron C.M. Schwartz and Petie C.M. Schwartz, accused of engaging in sexual intercourse with their sister, who was 12 and 13 years old at the alleged time of the acts, began early Tuesday morning at the Webster County Courthouse in Marshfield, according to official court records.
Trial was set to begin at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday with 30th Circuit Court Judge Michael O. Hendrickson presiding.
The brothers face multiple felony charges in the case.
They are represented by attorney William O. Worsham, whose law firm is based in Springfield.
Prosecuting the case for the state are Webster County Prosecuting Attorney Ben Berkstresser and two of his assistant prosecutors, Kara Sue Hofman Johnson and Andrew Mead.