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The man accused of killing a Black River Falls woman Sunday is now charged with her death.

At a court appearance Friday, 23-year-old John Cook was charged with First Degree Intentional Homicide in the death of  30-year-old Jacinda Muir. Her body was found at a dog park just outside Black River Falls Sunday morning.

Cook was arrested later on Sunday by Black River Falls police. 

In the criminal complaint, Cook told investigators during said that originally he and Muir went to the park where he planned to rob her of methamphetamine. Once there, as they walked around, they got into an argument. The complaint said that Cook stated, "The next thing I knew, I had my knife in my hand and I'm just going to town."

Later, while investigators were outside of the interview room, but while the recording of the interview was still happening, Cook said, "Sorry Jacinda, I hope you forgive me. I killed you. I keep seeing it over and over. I hope you forgive me. I hope you're in a better place."

Cook's next court appearance is set for June 15. He's currently held in the Clark County Jail in Neillsville.

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