Father of Christopher LeClair to appear in court today

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An infamous name in Erie crime will appear on the Erie County Court docket this afternoon.

Ernest LeClair, the father of Christopher LeClair, will appear in court for a guilty plea today.

Christopher LeClair is currently serving a life sentence in prison for fatally shooting his wife and dumping her body in Lake Erie.

His father will be pleading guilty to tampering with evidence for hiding a gun at the request of his son.

Pennsylvania State Police charged Ernest LeClair after Karen LeClair’s body was found recovered from the lake.

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