KITTANNING (KDKA) – The trial continued Wednesday for Robert Crissman, the man accused of strangling a woman after he escaped from the Armstrong County Jail.

Forensic pathologist and former Allegheny County Coroner Dr. Cyril Wecht took the stand Wednesday afternoon.

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He told the jury how the victim, Tammy Long, was killed last year.

“It was a very long shoelace that had encircled Ms. Long’s neck twice in the front and on the sides and through a slip knot, once around the back,” said Dr. Wecht.

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Prosecutors say the shoelace was from the shoes Crissman wore the day he escaped.

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DNA experts testified they found Long’s blood on the shoelace, and also on a t-shirt found near the crime scene.