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Copley Trial to Start Monday

The trial for Michael Copley a Blair County man who pleaded guilty to killing his wife back in December 2015 is set to begin Monday.

According to prosecutors Catherine Copley’s body was found in a garage on East Pleasant Valley Boulevard in Altoona.

Another woman involved Samantha Musselman also pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count on conspiracy abuse of a corpse.

Districts attorney’s say Musselman was given the maximum sentence of 1 to 2 years in jail followed by probation.

The DA says she is given credit for time served of 17 months and will be placed on probation for an additional 7 months.

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