Former probation officer convicted of murdering real estate agent
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A former probation officer has been convicted of his role in the kidnapping and murder of a Minneapolis real estate agent.
Hennepin County jurors on Monday found Elsa Segura, 29, guilty of luring Monique Baugh to a bogus house in Maple Grove on December 31, 2019 and aiding in the kidnapping and murder of the victim, who was found fatally shot. in an alleyway in Minneapolis.
Segura’s attorney, Amanda Montgomery, told jurors her client had no knowledge of a conspiracy and the prosecution case was speculation.
Investigators said two men convicted in the case were part of a scheme to reach out to Baugh’s boyfriend, who was having a feud with a former business associate and drug dealer. Baugh’s boyfriend was shot and wounded in an altercation following Baugh’s kidnapping.
Cedric Berry and Berry Davis were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in the kidnapping and murder of Baugh.
Segura was convicted on one count of aiding and abetting the crimes of first degree premeditated murder, attempted first degree murder, kidnapping and first degree murder while committing kidnapping. , reported the Star Tribune.
She is due to be sentenced on November 9.