36. Kelly Dahm

18 years old

September 20, 2008 

Hudson

St. Croix County

Kelly Dahm was shot to death by her former boyfriend, Christopher Ledesma, in his car while it was in a public parking lot. A bystander heard multiple “popping” noises and saw Ledesma standing next to the car, but left without calling the police. Ledesma’s in-laws subsequently drove by the car containing Kelly Dahm’s body; they did not call the police. Ledesma pled no contest to a reduced charge of second degree intentional homicide. He was was found guilty and sentenced to thirty-fiveyears in prison and twenty-five years of extended supervision. Ledesma was previously convicted of a felony. 

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