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Cops: Milwaukee man walks into police station, confesses to killing teen he paid for sex

March 11, 2018  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Cops: Milwaukee man walks into police station, confesses to killing teen he paid for sex

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A Milwaukee man is facing homicide charges after he walked into a police station and admitted to killing a 19-year-old woman.

On Wednesday, 29-year-old John F. Gillum was charged with intentional homicide and sexual assault in connection with Morgan Huennekens’ death, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Gillum told police that Huennekens responded to a call at his home Saturday on the deal that he would give her $160 to perform sexual acts.

In a police interview, he reportedly claimed that the altercation began when the woman didn’t have change for his $200 cash.

John F. Gillum, 29, (Photo: Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office)

The man allegedly beat Huennekens with both fists, tied her and raped her, before stabbing her in the neck just like he had seen on TV.

Gillum finally realized that the victim was suffering and bashed her skull with a pipe.

He confessed to authorities that she “begged for her life” — but that the horrific assault took place in “one wave.”

Her body was discovered in a sheet and tied with belts inside Gillum’s shed.

A GoFundMe page made for Huennekens said that she was a vocal advocate for woman and had launched a fundraiser to help sex-trafficking victims.

“Her heart shined like stars, and she had dreams of fighting for the voiceless and protecting women’s rights,” the page stated.

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