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Man admits killing 82-year-old former nun in her Schenectady home

Michael Briggs, is led into Schenectady County Courtroom on Monday afternoon.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Michael Briggs, is led into Schenectady County Courtroom on Monday afternoon.
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Michael Briggs could spend the rest of his life in state prison for the December 2012 killing of an 82-year-old former nun. Briggs, 38, pleaded guilty in Schenectady County Court on Monday to one count of second-degree murder and an attempted burglary count. He faces a total sentence of 30 years to life in state prison at his June sentencing. The plea came as a trial was scheduled to begin next week. Attorneys said there ...

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