MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Twin Cities girl was convicted Thursday of murdering her boyfriend, whom she shot a number of occasions in 2020 after he allegedly hit her throughout a battle.
After 4 hours of deliberations, a jury convicted Stephanie Clark, 31, of intentional second-degree homicide, the Hennepin County Lawyer’s workplace stated.
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In response to a legal grievance, Clark shot her boyfriend, whom relations recognized as Don Juan, on March 5, 2020, of their Maple Grove condominium. Investigators consider the capturing occurred in entrance of Clark’s 5-year-old son. A half-eaten sandwich on a kids’s plate was discovered on the kitchen desk when first-responders bought to the scene.
In an interview with police, Clark informed investigators that she shot her boyfriend after they bought right into a battle and he punched her within the abdomen and again. Investigators famous there have been bruises on her physique in these areas.
After the battle, Clark pulled a double-barrel motion revolver on her boyfriend, she informed investigators. Clark adopted him up the steps, and, when he turned to face her, shot him within the chest.
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She continued capturing till the gun was out of bullets, at which level she picked up one other handgun and shot him within the again head. She informed police that she wished him to “cease speaking.”
Clark was arrested after she went to a neighbor’s condominium along with her son. In response to the grievance, she knocked on the door, and when the neighbor opened it she stated: “He’s useless.”
A sentencing date has been set for Nov. 18, and prosecutors are asking for a 30-year sentence, which is on the excessive finish of the Minnesota Sentencing Pointers.
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