ST. PAUL, Minn. - Authorities say a 24-year-old St. Paul man has been charged with murder, after authorities say he strangled a woman on Sunday. Sammy Henderson is charged with second-degree murder during a sexual assault.
Authorities say 30-year-old Sherell Craighead's body was found by her 7-year-old son. The boy said he heard his mom screaming but couldn't find a phone and went to sleep. In the morning, he went to his grandmother's home and told her his mother was bleeding and sleeping naked on the floor. Craighead's mother went to her daughter's apartment in the 500 block of Minnehaha Avenue and found her body.
The complaint says Henderson admitted he forced anal sex on Craighead and grabbed her neck during sex.
Henderson was being held Wednesday at the Ramsey County jail.
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