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Jury deliberating fate of man accused of killing St. Johnsville woman

The Fulton County district attorney says she called Daniel Nellis just minutes before she was last seen alive.

Posted: Jun 19, 2019 4:06 PM
Updated: Jun 19, 2019 5:50 PM

A jury is now deliberating the fate of the man accused of killing Michaela MacVilla.

MacVilla, of St. Johnsville, went missing September 25, and her body was found days later in a field in Fulton County.

Daniel Nellis, Sr. (photo: Fulton Co. D.A.)

The Fulton County district attorney says she called Daniel Nellis just minutes before she was last seen alive.

Nellis is accused of shooting the 21-year-old.

He testified that he met her at Stewart’s, where she worked at the time.

Prosecutors say his DNA was found on her phone, clothes and under her fingernails.

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