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

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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.

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.

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Timothy Bass' statement:

Timothy Bass sentenced:

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