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Sarah Knysz Sentenced For Role In Death Of Trooper Butterfield

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The wife of the man accused of killing State Trooper Paul Butterfield has been sentenced.  

A Mason County judge sentenced Sarah to 2-5 years for accessory after the fact to murder, and 11 months for unlawful driving away of a car. Both sentences will run concurrently, she will also get credit for time served.
 
Trooper Butterfield's fiance and father took the stand. Sarah also shared her side of the story.
 
Sarah Knysz was in the car with her husband, Eric, when she says he shot and killed Trooper Butterfield in Mason County, back in September.

The two were later caught in Dublin, in Manistee County.

She pleaded guilty to these crimes in November and agreed to testify against her husband.

9&10's Breelynn Martin and Photojournalist Tony Zyber were in court for sentencing.