Johnstown woman charged with abusing elderly man's body

March 09, 2017 07:16 PM

A woman has been arrested in connection with the body of an elderly Johnstown man found in Arkansas.

Arkansas State Police say 56-year-old Virginia Colvin of Johnstown is being held in connection with the abuse of a corpse.

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Michael Strivers is also being questioned.

Police believe the man died of natural causes, but investigators aren't sure why his body was taken more than 1,000 miles to the farm in Arkansas, in a suitcase.

So far, the body has not been identified. We also don't know yet how he died. NewsChannel 13 is in touch with police and will bring you an update as soon as we get one.


WNYT Staff

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