Woman Pleads Guilty in Death of University Student
HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) - A 25-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to aiding an offender after the fact in connection with the death of University of Minnesota student Anarae Schunk.
Ashley Conrade also pleaded guilty Friday to the same count in the death of a Savage man who was shot outside a Burnsville bar.
Prosecutors say that under the plea deal, Conrade will receive 15 years in prison and testify against Shavelle Chavez-Nelson.
Authorities say Conrade and Schunk were with Chavez-Nelson when he fatally shot Palagor Jobi outside a bar on Sept. 22, 2013. The two women then went to Chavez-Nelson's home, where investigators believe Schunk was stabbed. Her body was found in a ditch in Rice County days later.
Chavez-Nelson was convicted in Jobi's death, and faces a May trial in Schunk's killing.