MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 49-year-old man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend.
Kevin Scott Evans entered the plea Monday morning in Ramsey District Court for the Dec. 28, 2014 stabbing death of Miranda Rae Schunk in her St. Paul apartment.READ MORE: Kim Potter Trial, Nov. 30 Live Updates: Defense Says Potter Will Testify
Schunk had obtained an order for protection against Evans a little over a week prior to her death.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: Positivity Rate On A Downward Trend, But Still Above 10%
Schunk told police she got the order for protection because she ran into Evans at a library, where he punched her in the face before fleeing. According to the criminal complaint, Evans had been contacting a friend of the woman’s who lives in the apartment building, trying to reach the woman, on Dec. 27. He threatened to slit the woman’s throat and put a bullet in her head.
Police arrived at Schunk’s apartment on Dec. 28 to find her lying on a hallway floor in a pool of blood. She was taken to the hospital, where she eventually died of her injuries.MORE NEWS: Why The New Omicron COVID Variant Is More Concerning
Sentencing has been scheduled for Feb. 13. It is expected that Evans will be sentenced to over 36 years in prison.