ELA:EN IIST 12:30 A WNDE HAVE BREAKING NEWS THAT JUST CAME INTO THE NEWSROOM. A HANDYMAN ACCUSED OF KILLING A WHITEHALL WOMAN HAS PLEADED GUILTY. DOUGLAS BERRY ENTERED THAT PLEA ON CHARGES INCLUNGDI THIRD-DEGREE MURDER, BURGLARY, THTEF AND RECEIVING STOLEN PROPTY.ER THEY ALL REALLY TO THE DEATH — RELATE TO THE DEATH OF ELIZABETH WIESENFELDTHE DEATH OF ELIZABETH .BE SURE TO E DEATH OF ELIZABETH

Former handyman pleads guilty in Whitehall woman’s death

Douglas Berry pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and other counts in Elizabeth Wiesenfeld’s death, the DA’s office says.

A man who worked as a handyman for Elizabeth Wiesenfeld and was charged in the Whitehall woman’s death pleaded guilty Monday morning.Watch the breaking news report in the video player above.Douglas Berry, 50, of Liberty, pleaded guilty to third-degree murder, burglary, theft and receiving stolen property, the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office said.As part of the plea deal, the DA’s office said it agreed to a prison sentence of 17 to 40 years.Wiesenfeld, 67, was reported missing in 2019. Nearly a year later, authorities said her remains were found in Plum.County police have said that the woman was reported missing after she didn’t show up for work and her family couldn’t get in contact with her.District Attorney Stephen Zappala said the motive appeared to be money. At a 2019 news conference announcing Berry’s arrest, Zappala showed a surveillance image of a person wearing a mask and a hooded coat using Wiesenfeld’s credit card at an ATM on Brownsville Road.See surveillance footage from the investigation: Tap the video player above to watch the DA’s news conference.

A man who worked as a handyman for Elizabeth Wiesenfeld and was charged in the Whitehall woman’s death pleaded guilty Monday morning.

Watch the breaking news report in the video player above.

Douglas Berry, 50, of Liberty, pleaded guilty to third-degree murder, burglary, theft and receiving stolen property, the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office said.

As part of the plea deal, the DA’s office said it agreed to a prison sentence of 17 to 40 years.

Wiesenfeld, 67, was reported missing in 2019. Nearly a year later, authorities said her remains were found in Plum.

Elizabeth Wiesenfeld, Douglas Berry

Elizabeth Wiesenfeld, Douglas Berry

County police have said that the woman was reported missing after she didn’t show up for work and her family couldn’t get in contact with her.

District Attorney Stephen Zappala said the motive appeared to be money. At a 2019 news conference announcing Berry’s arrest, Zappala showed a surveillance image of a person wearing a mask and a hooded coat using Wiesenfeld’s credit card at an ATM on Brownsville Road.

See surveillance footage from the investigation: Tap the video player above to watch the DA’s news conference.

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