Murdered professor's grim fate revealed

Investigators say former Penn State professor Ronald Bettig died slowly and may have been alive for two days after being pushed into a quarry. (NBC NEWS)

(WJAC)  More horrific and bizarre details continue to emerge in the murder case of a Penn State associate professor.

Police say Paul Bettig was was killed by a woman he was living with and her uncle, who she was allegedly having a sexual relationship with.

Police say George Ishler, Jr. pushed Bettig to his death off a quarry wall near Centre Hall in early August.

Danielle Geier, who was living with Bettig, is accused of plotting his death just a few months after moving in with him.

Ishler's attorney denies Geier's accusations that she was having an affair with her client, and says Geier was the one behind the murder plot.

Tetsimony revealed Bettig's body was found at the quarry site after buzzards were seen flying overhead, but a doctor says bettig may have been alive for a day or two after being pushed off the cliff. Watch the full story here.

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