36. Kelly Dahm

18 years old

September 20, 2008 


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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