ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — A man accused of a murder in West St. Paul plead guilty Tuesday, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s office.
Officials say Marc Amouri Bakambia, 29, plead guilty to second degree murder in the Aug. 9, 2014 death of Dorothy Ann Redd, 24, of West St. Paul. Bakambia was a resident of West St. Paul at the time, though he is not a U.S. citizen. He’ll face deportation back to his native country of the Democratic Republic of the Congo upon completion of his prison term.
According to the Dakota County Attorney, Bakambia admitted under oath that he strangled Redd to death in her apartment after she told him she wanted to end their relationship. Her mother found her body in the apartment the next day.
Authorities say Bakambia was also charged with domestic assault against Redd that same week. He was released on the condition that he have no further contact with her.