(13WHAM) Rochester, N.Y. - Opening statements begin today in the trial for a man accused murdering a teen girl last year.

DeVante Lively, 21, is charged with the death of 17 year old Larie Butler.

She was reported missing last March.

Her body was later found in a pool behind a home in Irondequoit.

Lively faces up to 25 years to life in the case if he's convicted.