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Triple murder suspect in court today

Triple murder suspect Deyante Stephens appeared in court on Monday.

Posted: Jan 29, 2018 4:42 PM
Updated: Jan 30, 2018 8:29 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - The man accused of killing two women on Lillie Street January 20th was in court for the first time on January 29th.

26 year old Deyante Stephens appeared before an Allen County judge Monday morning regarding three counts of murder, all of which included an enhancement for the use of a firearm.

Stephens is accused of shooting two women, one of whom was pregnant at the time.

37 year old Preonda Jones was pronounced dead at the scene while the pregnant woman, 24 year old Brianna Gould, was declared dead at the hospital along with the unborn child.

Stephens has pled not guilty to the charges and a trial date will be set on February 14th. He is currently being held in the Allen County Jail without bond.

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