Woman involved in Evansville murder pleads guilty


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT)- A guilty plea was given Friday for a woman connected to an Evansville murder.

Lakeysha Couto is charged with assisting a criminal and obstruction of justice in connection with the death of Kimra Miller.

Miller’s body was found in a field behind Ellis Park in July. Police said Couto helped Ciarra Landfair and Gracie Smith move Miller’s body from a home in Evansville to that field.

Landfair pleaded guilty to murder. Smith pleaded guilty to assisting a criminal. Couto is scheduled to be sentenced on February 24th.

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(This story was originally published on January 24, 2020)

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