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Emmet Co. Woman Accepts Plea Deal In Murder Case

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New details, and a plea deal, in an Emmet County murder case.

Carol Kopenkoskey now admits to killing her husband in Resort Township more than a year ago.

Kopenkoskey was originally charged with first degree murder last January and released on bond.

She was recently re-arrested, facing a new charge of soliciting murder.

Wednesday, she accepted a deal with prosecutors, and pleaded guilty to second degree murder.

Her husband's body, Lyle, was found near his truck in October of 2012 after being reported missing by his family.

She'll be sentenced February 25th.