Teen Charged in Craigslist Killing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A 19-year-old Minnesota man, suspected of killing a woman who answered a Craigslist ad, has been charged with second-degree murder.

Michael Anderson is accused of shooting Katherine Ann Olson in the back at his home outside Minneapolis. Authorities say the 24-year-old woman went to his home to respond to an online ad for a babysitter.

Olson's body was found in the trunk of her car in a park a few blocks from Anderson's place. Authorities say blood was found in the suspect's home and a gun was found in his bedroom.

Anderson is being held on one million dollars bail. According to a criminal complaint, he says a friend did the killing.

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