SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The suspect in the 1992 abduction, rape and killing of a Massachusetts teacher’s aide has changed his plea to guilty.Kids' COVID Vaccine Shots Expected To Arrive In Massachusetts By Nov. 5
Ziegert was a teacher’s aide at Agawam Middle School when she disappeared from her second job at a card and gift store where she was working alone. Her body was found in a nearby wooded area four days later.
The case remained unsolved until the now 50-year-old Schara was arrested in September 2017 after testing confirmed his DNA matched evidence found at the crime scene.READ MORE: 'Best Places To Retire': 4 Massachusetts & New Hampshire Cities Land On New List
Schara had previously pleaded not guilty.
When the judge asked Schara if he knew he was giving up his right to a jury trial, he said “Yes, I do.”MORE NEWS: Lawsuit Claims Wellesley Schools Excluded White Students From Events, Banned 'Blue Lives Matter' Phrase
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