Get our free mobile app

Owatonna, MN (KROC AM News) - An Owatonna man has pleaded to a 2020 murder.

During a court hearing Thursday in Steele County Court, 29-year-old Hassan Hassan pleaded guilty to 2nd-degree murder and 1st-degree assault charges. As part of a plea agreement, another 2nd-degree murder charge was dismissed.

 

 

Hassan will be sentenced at a later date.  

According to the criminal complaint, Hassan stabbed the victim during a confrontation in an Owatonna park in July 2020. A witness told police the victim (32-year-old Mohamed Mohamed) began running and Hassan “chased him down” and stabbed him. The victim died at the scene.

Steele County Court
Steele County Court
loading...

As part of the plea agreement, Hassan is facing a recommended prison term of 180 months.

Steele County Court
Steele County Court
loading...

 

25 True Crime Locations: What Do They Look Like Today?

Below, find out where 25 of the most infamous crimes in history took place — and what the locations are used for today. (If they've been left standing.)

 

 

More From KOLM - 1520 The Ticket