Former Yale University laboratory worker Raymond Clark pleaded guilty today to murdering 24-year-old graduate student Annie Le in 2009, Bloomberg reports :
Clark entered his plea today before Connecticut  Superior Court Judge Roland Fasano in New Haven. He had pleaded not guilty to murder charges in January last year.
Clark, 26, was arrested in September 2009 and has been held on $3 million bail. He was accused of strangling Le, a pharmacology student, five days before her Sept. 13, 2009, wedding. Clark cleaned mouse cages in the Yale lab building where her body was found.
Clark pleaded guilty to one count of murder and one count of attempted sexual assault. Prosecutors said Clark agreed to a plea deal of 44 years in prison. Sentencing was tentatively scheduled for May 20.
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