Patrick Frazee will not face the death penalty

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TELLER COUNTY, Colo. — Patrick Frazee, the man accused of beating his fiancé Kelsey Berreth to death with a baseball bat on Thanksgiving, will not be subject to the death penalty.

Prosecutors in the Fourth Judicial District announced Friday that they will not seek the death penalty.

Frazee has pleaded not guilty.

If convicted, he faces life in prison without the possibility of parole.

He is due back in court next month, and the trial could start by the end of October.

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