Man pleads guilty in deadly Jefferson City crash
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 10:53:50 GMT —
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.