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Blum found guilty of murder

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WASHINGTON (KWWL)--  A jury has found James Blum, of Washington, guilty of Second Degree Murder.

The trial wrapped up Friday afternoon. The Washington County Clerk of Court, Julie Johnson, says sentencing will take place February 21.

Prosecutors argued he killed his wife in January 2010 by smothering her after she backed the couple's are into the garage. Blum had pleaded not guilty in the case.

Online Producer: Michelle Caldwell

 

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