Charges Filed in Nanny Shooting
Second-degree murder charges have been filed today against a 19-year-old accused of shooting and killing a nanny answering an online classified.
Michael John Anderson allegedly shot Katherine Ann Olson, 24, in the back with a .357 magnum handgun, according to the Star Tribune.
Olson's body was found inside the trunk of her car at Warren Butler Park, five blocks from Anderson's home.
Bloody towels and a broken cell phone were also found inside a nearby trash can, according to the charges.
The Star Tribune says Anderson initially denied his involvement in the crime.
Anderson later changed his story when faced with overwhelming evidence, including phone records and email accounts confirming he had contact with the victim prior to the shooting.
Anderson claims he was present at the shooting, but his friend pulled the trigger, the Star Tribune reports.
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