ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul man who prosecutors say stabbed his wife 63 times in 2004 has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in Ramsey County District Court.

The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports a plea agreement calls for Moua Her to be sentenced Sept. 13 to 35 years in prison.

The 29-year-old man was charged with killing Sheng Vang in 2004 after a history of violence. He was convicted in Ramsey County in 2006 and sentenced to life in prison.

However, the case went through lengthy appeals and the Minnesota Supreme Court sent the case back to the trial court in 2010. A new trial won’t be necessary as he confessed to the crime in court on Thursday.

Moua Her’s family members at the hearing declined to comment to the newspaper.

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Comments (2)
  1. Jason says:

    Thanks for wasting thousands of tax payer dollars and tying up the time of the court system you worthless excuse of a human being.

  2. Sharp Pain Gnahk says:

    dude; that girl who died was my first cousin! How would you feel if it was one of your sister or cousin? HE DESERVES DEATH NOT JUST 13-TO-35 YEARS! It was such a cruel murder that its taking this long; I know we all hate to pay taxes due to stupid people’s decisions but what are you going to do! His family won’t comment because they are all accomplishes to this murder. Don’t ever wish to see y

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