Change of Venue for Allen County Murder Trial


ALLEN COUNTY, Ky. (WBKO) -- A motion for change of venue has been granted in the case of a man charged with murder and fetal homicide in the death of an Allen County woman.

According to the Allen County Circuit Court Clerk's Office, Charles Copass' trial will be moved to Simpson County. The motion was granted on Wednesday.

The trial is set to begin on February 17, 2014.

Copass is charged in the death of 22-year-old Chelsea Mahaney and her unborn child.

Police say Mahaney's body was found, stabbed several times, in Copass' home in June 2012.


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