Guilty Verdict in Murder Trial in Columbia County

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BLOOMSBURG — A jury in Columbia County convicted a man of third degree murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend on Tuesday.

Abraham Kline’s trial started Monday and ended Tuesday with a guilty verdict.

It was back in May of 2012 when Kline shot his girlfriend, then shot himself in what was called a murder and attempted suicide.

It happened at a home in the Benton area.

Kline will be sentenced at a later date.