BOONE, Iowa—The formal arraignment for Alexander Joseph Fazzino was held in Boone County District Court Tuesday. Fazzino was formally charged with Murder in the First Degree, a Class A Felony, in connection with the death of his wife Emily Fazzino in late January 2012. Trial is currently set to being in mid-September. Motions for a variety of actions are expected before the trial actually begins. Fazzino remains free on bond and has been residing with his children and family in Missouri.