Man Pleads Guilty To 2nd-Degree Murder In Killing Of Friend’s Ex-Girlfriend
DENVER (CBS4) – A man accused of being an accessory in the shooting death of another man’s his ex-girlfriend in 2011 has pleaded guilty.
Lynn Kimbrough with the Denver District Attorney’s Office said Richard Leavitt, 28, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder of 22-year-old Andrea Roan. Leavitt is a co-defendant with Ryan Miller, 28, who is charged with one count of first-degree murder.
“The charges allege that on Dec. 16, 2011, Miller shot and killed Roan, a former girlfriend, as she was driving away from her home,” Kimbrough said in a statement. “Leavitt was accused of driving Miller to and from the crime scene and helping to hide the murder weapon.”
Miller remains in custody and is scheduled for trial in April.
Leavitt is scheduled to be sentenced on May.