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Kopacz Pleas Guilty in Death of Conklin

By Fox 40 Staff.
Life in prison for the Susquehanna County man who killed a 22-year-old woman in front of her family's home.

35-year-old Jonathan Kopacz killed Kelly Conklin in the early morning hours of October 17th of 2014. Kopacz pled guilty to the shooting on Friday in Susquehanna County Court.

According to Pennsylvania State Police after the shooting Kopacz' landlord told them he was holed up with two pistols threatening to kill himself. Police say according to neighbors Kopacz told them he killed Conklin and planned to kill himself. Police also say Kopacz wrote a letter to Conklin's mother apologizing for the killing.