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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Parents plea not guilty

Jury trial set for March 2


A couple accused of killing their infant pleaded not guilty to four felony charges.

Jacob Anthony Joseph Triplett and Amanda Dawn Triplett appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James at an arraignment to first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse and two counts of child abuse.

If the couple is found guilty of the first-degree murder charge, they can face the death penalty, life in prison without parole or life in prison. The maximum sentence for the other charges is 35 years and a maximum fine on all counts of $40,000.

A jury trial has been scheduled to take place March 2, 201...

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