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Local Man Found Guilty

Posted: Saturday, January 8th, 2011 at 6:30 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel

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A Washington man accused of killing his wife has been found guilty. 71 year old James Blum of Washington was found guilty on the charge of second-degree murder. The jury returned the verdict yesterday afternoon in the trial which started last Monday. Blum was accused of smothering his 67 year old wife in their home in January of 2010. When sentencing is held February 21st, Blum will face 50 years in prison. KCII will monitor this story and will bring you more information when it becomes official.