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Suspect charged with murder of her grandmother appears in court

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Ellen Nicole Crawley during her November 28 court appearance. Ellen Nicole Crawley during her November 28 court appearance.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The Louisville woman accused of murdering her grandmother and stuffing her corpse in a trash can appeared in court Wednesday morning.

Police say Ellen Nicole Crawley killed Mary McClain during a fight in McClain's home. Investigators then say Crawley placed McClain's body in the garbage where it was found on August 27.

Prosecutors are still working to gather evidence in the case.

Today's appearance was for a pre-trial conference. Crawley will be back in court February 28

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