Quantcast

Suspects In Mercer Co Teen's Murder Appear In Court - LEX18.com | Continuous News and StormTracker Weather

Suspects In Mercer Co Teen's Murder Appear In Court

Posted: Updated:

MERCER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) -- The suspects in the murder of a Mercer County teen appeared in court on Tuesday. 

Trenton Easterling, Meagan Sims and Zachary Lay are all charged in connection with the death of Tristan Cole. Easterling is charged with murder and robbery.  Sims and Lay are accused tampering with evidence.

Easterling's attorney won a motion earlier this year to have certain statements suppressed. On Monday, Easterling also won another motion to be transferred to the Boyle County Detention Center from the juvenile detention center. He sat in the front row of the courtroom clutching a Bible.

Defendant Meagan Sims dropped her state appointed counsel in favor of a private attorney. Her next hearing will  be November 14.

Lay pleaded guilty to charges of tampering with physical evidence and drug charges. He will be sentenced for those crimes on October 10. 

WEATHER
MaxTrack Doppler
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Fayette Co. Public Schools On Two-Hour Delay

    Fayette Co. Public Schools On Two-Hour Delay

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 9:57 PM EST2018-01-18 02:57:03 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Fayette County Public Schools, with the exception of STEAM Academy, will operate on a two-hour delay on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Due to a burst pipe, there will be no school for students at STEAM Academy on Thursday, January 18, 2018. School will start two hours later than normal. See specific start times for your school at https://t.co/jkX1S4mWla. — Fayette County Public Schools (@FCPSKY) January 18, 2018 Buses run regular routes, with pick-up...

    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Fayette County Public Schools, with the exception of STEAM Academy, will operate on a two-hour delay on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Due to a burst pipe, there will be no school for students at STEAM Academy on Thursday, January 18, 2018. School will start two hours later than normal. See specific start times for your school at https://t.co/jkX1S4mWla. — Fayette County Public Schools (@FCPSKY) January 18, 2018 Buses run regular routes, with pick-up...

  • Missing Tennessee Teens Could Be In Ky

    Missing Tennessee Teens Could Be In Ky

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 11:59 AM EST2018-01-17 16:59:31 GMT

    The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children along with the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office (Tennessee) are asking for the public’s help to locate 2 missing children who might be in Kentucky. Kayla, 17, and her sister Brooke, 14, went missing from Springfield, Tennessee on January 12, 2018. Brooke has red hair and hazel eyes. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 128 pounds. Kayla has brown hair and blue eyes. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 134 poun...

    The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children along with the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office (Tennessee) are asking for the public’s help to locate 2 missing children who might be in Kentucky. Kayla, 17, and her sister Brooke, 14, went missing from Springfield, Tennessee on January 12, 2018. Brooke has red hair and hazel eyes. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 128 pounds. Kayla has brown hair and blue eyes. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 134 poun...

  • Crime Stoppers: Police Looking For Woman Indicted In 2016 Crash

    Crime Stoppers: Police Looking For Woman Indicted In 2016 Crash

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 4:45 PM EST2018-01-17 21:45:17 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) More than a year after a deadly crash, police are looking for the woman they say is responsible. 22-year-old Christy Torres is accused of being intoxicated behind the wheel in a deadly crash that happened the afternoon of New Year's Eve 2016. Police say her car crossed the median on Newtown Pike and crashed into 35-year-old David Gordley. His car hit two others, resulting in a chain reaction crash and ultimately his death. Last month, Torres was indi...

    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) More than a year after a deadly crash, police are looking for the woman they say is responsible. 22-year-old Christy Torres is accused of being intoxicated behind the wheel in a deadly crash that happened the afternoon of New Year's Eve 2016. Police say her car crossed the median on Newtown Pike and crashed into 35-year-old David Gordley. His car hit two others, resulting in a chain reaction crash and ultimately his death. Last month, Torres was indi...

Powered by Frankly

© LEX18.com 2018, LEX18.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?