SHAWNEE (AP) — A 55-year-old man has pleaded guilty to killing a Shawnee woman in her apartment last year.

The Kansas City Star reports Gregory Paul Wright II pleaded guilty Thursday to premeditated first-degree murder in the death of 44-year-old Monica Lee. The victim was found dead in May 2016 inside her apartment. Wright stole Lee’s car and fled. He was arrested in Virginia about a month after the murder. Wright will be sentenced Jan. 10.