Matthew Haverly, 39, was sentenced to incarceration in the Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility for three and a half to 14 years for killing his mother and dumping her body in the Wyalusing Creek in May 2018.
Haverly pled no contest for Involuntary Manslaughter, Abuse of a Corpse, Tampering with Evidence and Possession of a Weapon.
The body of 60-year-old Patricia Haverly was found in the Wyalusing Creek by her Camptown home.
The autopsy report states Haverly had bruises on her head that led to her death. The report indicated that the injuries might not have caused death to a person in better health.