Emmet County murder trial delayed for second time

      Carol Kopenkoskey's trial was set for October, but has been moved to February 18 through 28.

      The trial for the Emmet County woman accused of killing her husband has been delayed for the second time.

      Carol Kopenkoskey's trial was set for late October, but has been moved to February 18 through 28.

      Kopenkoskey's attorney said the trial has been postponed because of a pending court appeal. This is the second time the trial has been moved back. It was originally scheduled for early summer.

      Kopenkoskey was arrested in January accused of the murder of her husband Lyle.

      Lyle Kopenkoskey was found dead on October 2 on Kiebel Road in Emmet County.

      Initial police reports show that that during searches of the Kopenkoskey home, deputies found an empty .38 caliber pistol case. Forensic experts believe the five bullets that killed Lyle Kopenkoskey may have come from a .38 caliber gun.

      Investigators also found numerous books on committing murder and cleaning up crime scenes in Carol Kopenkoskey's possession.

      Initial interviews also revealed that it was likely that Carol Kopenkoskey was having an affair with a business partner.

      Carol Kopenkoskey has been out on bond with restrictions since January 21st.