Trial date set in Rochester murder

Sao Yim Jr. Sao Yim Jr.

Fatal shooting happened in March.

Posted: Oct. 16, 2018 4:40 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A trial date has been set in a deadly shooting.

Sao Yim Jr., 24 of Rochester, is charged with 2nd degree murder for the March 12 killing of Ahmed Muafaq Abdulhu Al Naddf, 40, who was found shot to death in the 2800 block of Charles Court NW in Rochester. Yim is also charged with possession of a firearm after being convicted of a crime of violence.

Yim has pleaded not guilty and his trial is now scheduled to begin on May 13, 2019.

Eric Tyler Lee of Rochester pleaded guilty to aiding an offender in this case and was previously sentenced to 10 years of supervised probation.

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