Stephanie Fawn Gardner was sentenced to 40 years, with 12 to serve, on Wednesday for her role in the 2015 murder of Robert Ashley Carr.
Gardner also entered a guilty plea in separate case involving robbery charges.
Reports stated that Gardner did not receive any additional time on that charge, but in exchange for testimony against her co-defendants.
Gardner was one of five people arrested in connection of the murder.
Co-defendants, Arrick Deandre Camps and Bernard Marco Dixon were found guilty and were sentenced to life in prison plus five years.
Elizabeth Morgan Kelly pleaded guilty to party to the crime of armed robbery and aggravated assault and was sentenced to 40 years with ten to serve.
Rebecca Leann Dover pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit armed robbery and was sentenced to ten years with five to serve.
A suspect in a Bartow County murder case has pleaded guilty. Rebecca Leeann Dover pleaded guilty late last week to conspiracy to commit robbery for the murder of Robert Ashley Carr in April 2015.
Dover, who was 18 at the time of her arrest, was sentenced to 10-years, with five to serve. She must also pay a $1,000 fine, $350 in attorney fees, $10,581 in restitution and was ordered to have no contact with the family of Carr.
Carr was found shot to death on April 7, 2015, in the parking lot of Woodright Industries along U.S. 411 in unincorporated Cartersville.
Three defendants, Arrick Deandrae Camps, Bernard Mario Dixon, and Elizabeth Morgan Kelley were sentenced Tuesday in Bartow County for the shooting murder of 36 year-old Robert Ashley Carr, of White, in 2015.
Both Camps and Dixon received life in prison plus five years with the possibility of parole.
Kelley,who pleaded guilty to party to a crime of armed robbery and aggravated assault, was sentenced by Smith to a total of 40 years, 10 of which she will have to serve in prison.
She will also have to pay a $1,000 fine, and ordered to pay $10,518 in restitution, have no contact with Carr’s family and testify truthfully in any remaining trials or proceedings.
Two additional residents were also arrested and charged in connection to Carr’s murder. Rebecca Leeann Dover is charged with felony murder while Stephanie Fawn Gardner faces one count of party to the crime of felony murder.
The district attorney’s office expects Dover to enter a guilty plea on June 13, and Gardner’s case is still pending.
A Bartow County jury has found two Cartersville men guilty for the murder of Robert Ashley Carr, 36 of White. Arrick Deandrae Camps and Bernard Mario Dixon were found guilty on Monday.
Carr was found April 7, 2015 in the parking lot of Woodright Industries on Highway 411. Reports said that he had been shot numerous times in the upper torso with a small-caliber handgun.
Police said that it appeared that robbery was the motive.
Along with the men, three women, Elizabeth Morgan Kelley of Acworth, Stephanie Fawn Gardner of Cartersville and Rebecca Leeann Dover of Cartersville, also were arrested and charged in connection with Carr’s death.
Gardner, 34 at the time of her arrest, and Kelley, 24, were arrested and charged with party to the crime of felony murder. Dover, 18 at the time, was arrested and charged with felony murder in August
Camps and Dixon, who were both 20 year-old at the time of the shooting could be sentenced as early as April 26th.