Lucifer Nguyen has been arrested in connection with the murder of financial adviser Beverly Cory on Saturday
A man suspected of gunning down a financial adviser inside her office during an attempted robbery has been arrested.
Beverly Cory, 48, was killed at the office of financial services firm Edward Jones on Saturday in the suburb of Mendota Heights in Minnesota.
Lucifer Nguyen, 44, was arrested late last night, and is being held at the Dakota County Jail.
Nguyen also faces charges of aggravated robbery, burglary and kidnapping.
Prosecutors said Nguyen went into a house in the suburb of Mendota Heights on Saturday, brandished a gun at a woman and demanded cash.
After crashing the car he was driving, he then ran into a senior living center and forced an employee into a laundry room.
While police were evacuating the center's residents, officers got a report of what appeared to be blood seeping from underneath an office door in a nearby building, prosecutors said. Officers found Cory dead inside.
Ms Cory had worked at the company for 14 years, and her colleagues have voiced their shock at her killing
An autopsy showed she died of a single gunshot to the head.