PLOVER, WI (WTAQ) - A Plover man has been charged with strangling his neighbor and sexually assaulting her corpse.
32-year-old Jose Luis Flores Aca, who is a Mexican citizen here on a work visa, is accused of killing 36-year-old Jamie Koch.
Portage County District Attorney’s office filed charges of first degree intentional homicide, first degree sexual assault, causing substantial bodily harm and hiding a corpse.
Flores Aca is being held in the Portage County Jail on a $1 million cash bond.
They both lived at 2551 Chestnut Drive.
Flores Aca claims that on the morning of August 7th, after returning from the bar and being unable to talk with his former girlfriend, Koch asked him how he was doing and tried to talk with him outside her door.
He claims she invited him in, and tried to pull him inside several times.
Flores Aca says he got mad and punched her.
He told police that he loses his temper “very easily”.
He then says he lost control and used his hands and her bra to strangle her to death.
He sexually assaulted her body and then wrapped her up in bed sheets.
He then placed her body in the back seat of her car and drove it to a Town of Harrison farm field in Waupaca County, parked her vehicle and lit it on fire to hide the evidence.