Man pleads guilty plea in 2016 murder of Shawnee woman

November 16, 2017 - 9:20 pm

SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to killing a Shawnee woman in her apartment last year.

The Kansas City Star reports Gregory Paul Wright II, 55, pleaded guilty Thursday to premeditated first-degree murder in the death of Monica Lee,44.

The woman was found dead in May 2016 inside her apartment.

Wright stole Lee's car and fled. He was arrested in Virginia about a month after the murder.

Wright will be sentenced Jan. 10.

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