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Man found guilty in former Ilion woman's death

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - A North Carolina man was found guilty on several charges Thursday in the death of a former Ilion woman, according to the Howard County, Maryland, State's Attorney's Office.

Ryan Matthias was found guilty of murder in the first and second degrees, assault and use of a handgun in a crime of violence in a Howard County court.

Matthias killed his ex-girlfriend Deborah Castellano, formerly of Ilion, at her Columbia, Maryland, apartment complex on May 4, 2013.

The trial lasted 10 days, with the jury deliberating three and a half hours.

Matthias faces life in prison.

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