clear
Wednesday May 25th, 2016 10:51PM

Plea agreement expected in Minn. death of former Gainesville woman

By The Associated Press
ANOKA, Minn. (AP) -- A man accused of killing two women, one of whom used to live in Gainesville, and hiding their bodies in cars found at Minneapolis area impound lots has pleaded guilty to one of the crimes.<br /> <br /> Twenty-five-year-old Alberto Palmer entered the plea Wednesday in Anoka County the death of Brittany Clardy. The body of the 18-year-old St. Paul woman was found in a car in an impound lot in Columbia Heights, Minn., in February of last year.<br /> <br /> Palmer's agreement with prosecutors calls for a 40-year prison sentence that's contingent on a guilty plea in Hennepin County involving the death of the second woman - 24-year-old Klaressa Cook, formerly of Gainesville. Her body was found in May 2013 in a car that had been towed to an impound lot in Minneapolis. (See earlier story. Link below.)<br /> <br /> Authorities say Palmer also has several outstanding felony warrants for assault and kidnapping in Georgia.<br /> <br /> (AccessNorthGa.com's Ken Stanford contributed to this story.)
© Copyright 2016 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 1 year ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 1 year ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 1 year ago )
Local/State News
Teenage suspect in Flowery Branch armed robbery now in police custody
​Flowery Branch police say a 19-year-old suspect connected to an armed robbery that took place last week has turned himself in.
By AccessWDUN Staff
8:03PM ( 2 hours ago )
NTSB releases likely cause of fatal Gainesville plane crash in 2014
It was likely a loss of engine power caused by an undetected valve blockage that brought down a small plane, killing two people on board on Oct. 16, 2014.
4:19PM ( 6 hours ago )
The Latest: 11 states sue over federal transgender directive
Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over new federal guidance for transgender students in public schools
2:54PM ( 7 hours ago )
UPDATE: Hunter finds human skull near Auburn; search for bones underway
​Sheriff's officials in Gwinnett County said they're searching an area near the town of Auburn for bones after a hunter found a skull.
1:00PM ( 9 hours ago )
Suwanee refinances bonds, saves $3 million
The Suwanee city council approved the refinancing of the city's open space bonds at their meeting Tuesday evening, a measure that will save the city $3 million.
12:22PM ( 10 hours ago )