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Man pleads guilty in deadly Jefferson City crash

Dennis Leporin is expected to plead guilty Monday morning after a deadly crash in Jefferson City last year.



UPDATE at 10:15 a.m. June 16th-


A Columbia man pleaded guilty Monday to second degree murder and second degree assault.


Dennis Leporin's sentencing is scheduled for August 13th.



Original story- A Columbia man is expected to plead guilty Monday morning after a deadly crash in Jefferson City last year.


Dennis Leporin was indicted for second degree murder, assault and DWI.


Leporin was allegedly driving drunk when he hit a car on highway 54, killing the 19-year-old driver, Chelsea Fredrickson and seriously injuring her passenger.


Leporin has at least two prior dwi convictions, according to court documents.


A Cole County judge set Monday's appearance for the guilty plea hearing at 9 A.M.

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