Trial date set for Petoskey murder suspect


date has been set for a
Emmet County woman who is accused of killing her husband.


Kopenkoskey will be in court on June 18th and her trial is expected to last nine days.

Kopenkoskey was arrested at the beginning of January for the premeditated murder 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.