A suspect charged in the fatal shooting of Tommy Triplett Junior in Saint Francis County will go to trial later this month. 37-year-old Robin Lucas of Desoto is charged with first-degree murder. The 29-year-old Triplett died after being shot in the chest at a residence in Northern Saint Francois County April 22nd, 2011, near Triplett’s home. Lucas claims it was self-defense. She thought Triplett tipped off police to a Meth lab operation at her house the day before and she retaliated. Judge Kenneth Pratte has set her trial for May 28th and 29th in Farmington. Lucas remains jailed on a 2-million dollar cash only bond.
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