First of Four St. Cloud Murder Defendants Reaches Plea Agreement
ST. CLOUD -- One of four defendants in the murder of a woman who was shot and left alongside a road in St. Cloud has reached a plea agreement in the case.
Thirty-six-year-old Alicia Lewis has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of aiding an offender as an accomplice after the fact.
The Stearns County Attorney's Office says the agreement calls for a seven-year prison sentence and Lewis must cooperate with the prosecution of the other three defendants and testify truthfully at any trials. As a result, the three other murder charges against Lewis will be dismissed at her sentencing in October.
Twenty-five-year-old Keisa Lange of Litchfield was found at the end of Cooper Avenue South on June 3rd, 2021. She had been shot multiple times.
Prosecutors have also charged 24-year-old Deantae Davis, 26-year-old Kenneth Carter, and 33-year-old Angela Jones all of St. Cloud with aiding and abetting 2nd-degree murder in the case.
Jones also faces a kidnapping charge and has been indicted on 1st-degree premeditated murder in the killing of another woman, Janessa Harris, just days prior.
The remaining three defendants have hearings scheduled over the next several months.
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