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Victoria Prokopovitz: Missing from Pittsfield Township Trial Info

UPDATE 3/1/21:  James Prokopovitz was found guilty of murdering Victoria.  A judge read the verdict. He is scheduled for sentencing on April 30. He faces life in prison.

UPDATE:  James Prokopovitz, 75, the husband of missing Victoria Prokopovitz is standing trial on charges of 1st Degree Intentional Homicide, Resisting or Obstructing and Perjury.

According to WBAY: “Prosecutors say Prokopovitz killed his wife, Victoria. Her body has never been located. On April 25, 2013, Victoria disappeared from the Prokopovitz home in a rural area of Kunesh Road in the Town of Pittsfield. The prosecution states James had access to sludge ponds through his job loading paper waste for disposal at a landfill and those ponds would be a place to dispose of a body. The defense maintains Victoria had a history of mental illness and suicide attempts and argues she may have taken her own life.”

During the court procedures it is found out that James was having an affair with  Kathryn Friday, 68, according to court documents. Friday was due in court to be sentenced in November for perjury charges but she died on Nov. 2, 2020.

Action 2 News is livestreaming the trial. You can watch here: https://www.wbay.com/livestream3/ (NOTE: We may break away for other news coverage.)

Original Post:  Victoria was last seen at her home on Kunesh Road in Pittsfield Township, Brown County, Wisconsin on April 25, 2013.

Victoria’s husband said, he last saw her when he went to sleep in his bed about 10 p.m. He worked all the next day and didn’t tell anyone she was missing till later.

Victoria’s son, who was living with them at the time, returned home from a friend’s house at 4 a.m. April 26, 2013. A few minutes later, he reported, James Prokopovitz pulled into the driveway. He said he told him he was out looking for Victoria.

Victoria is 5’6″ tall, 117 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.  She has a skunk tattoo on her hip.

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