• Man convicted in 1989 cold case murder sentenced to 26 years in prison

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff

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    Timothy Bass, convicted of killing 18-year-old Mandy Stavik in 1989, was sentenced to 26 years in prison Tuesday in Whatcom County. Bass received the maximum sentence. 

    >> Photos from 1989 cold case of Mandy Stavik

    He received a guilty verdict on a first-degree murder charge May 24 after a trial in Whatcom County that wrapped up May 22. The jury deliberated for a little over a day before delivering their verdict. 

    >> Click here for a day-by-day summary of what happened in court and background information on the case

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