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Suspects in Stacey Quintana murder appear in court

Stacey Keplinger (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Office) Stacey Keplinger (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Office)
Tracy Stone (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Office) Tracy Stone (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Office)
Darrell Swan (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Office) Darrell Swan (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Office)
Charles Quintana (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Office) Charles Quintana (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Office)
LORADO, AR (KAIT) -

Four suspects arrested in connection to the death of Stacey Quintana appeared in court for plea and arraignment Friday in Greene County.

According to 2nd Judicial District Prosecutor Scott Ellington, Charles Quintana, Stacy Keplinger, Tracy Stone and Darrell Swan all pleaded not guilty. Each were ordered to appear in court again on May 6, 2016.

According to court documents, Charles Quintana admitted that he planned the killing of his wife before the Christmas holiday last year. Quintana is charged with capital murder, kidnapping, aggravated robbery and 1st degree battery in his wife’s death.

Stacey Quintana was shot to death at the Lorado Grocery Store on Wednesday, Dec. 23rd.

Court documents stated that Keplinger admitted to shooting and killing Stacey Quintana after robbing her and stabbed another man with a paring knife.

The victim was able to call 911 and give police a description of the suspect.

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