Willmar man pleads to lesser charge in sexual assault case; sentencing scheduled next month
WILLMAR -- Manuel Antonio Leiva-Pineda, 27, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Thursday to an amended charge of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct for sexually assaulting a woman Feb. 28 at a Willmar apartment building.
As part of a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi County District Court, the charge was reduced from a third-degree charge. Leiva-Pineda will be sentenced to no further executed jail time so he may be turned over to the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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