Stone pleads guilty in Greene County murder case - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Stone pleads guilty in Greene County murder case

Tracy Stone (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Office) Tracy Stone (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Office)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

3:18 p.m. UPDATE: According to court documents, authorities arrested Stone on suspicion of hindering apprehension in connection with the Dec. 23 death of Stacey Quintana at the Lorado Grocery Store. 

Authorities alleged at the time that Charles Quintana admitted that he planned to kill his wife, while Stacy Keplinger admitted to shooting and killing Stacy Quintana during a robbery. During the robbery, another man was stabbed with a paring knife, police said. 

Charles Quintana was charged with capital murder, kidnapping, aggravated robbery and first-degree battery in connection to his wife's death. 

According to court documents, Stone told police she knew about the plot to rob Quintana and was present at the time of the murder.

Court dates have not been set for Charles Quintana, Keplinger and Darrell Swan in connection with the case. 


A woman arrested earlier this year in connection with a murder in Greene County pleaded guilty to hindering apprehension, Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington said Tuesday. 

Tracy Stone received 60 months in the Arkansas Department of Correction after taking the guilty plea in Greene County Circuit Court. 

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