25 year old Elizabeth LeBeau of Pine Ridge pleaded guilty to second degree murder and accessory to second degree murder in Federal Court in Rapid City Monday morning.
The plea comes after LeBeau's original plea was thrown out by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Viken earlier this year after a conflict arose on who actually killed Emily Bluebird in January of last year in Pine Ridge.
In the amended factual basis statement that LeBeau signed, she said both Fred Quiver and herself killed Bluebird by strangling her.
The statement says LeBeau also struck Bluebird in the head with a hammer multiple times.
LeBeau also admits to helping Quiver cover up Bluebird's murder.
Originally LeBeau had said Quiver killed Bluebird and Quiver had said LeBeau killed her.
LeBeau faces up to life behind bars, and/or a $250,000 fine and up to five years of supervised release for the second degree murder charge.
She also faces up to 15 years, and/or a $250,000 fine and up to three years of supervised release for accessory to second degree murder.