Trial set for man accused of killing another over electronics

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Maroa - The trial for a man accused of killing another man, to rob him of electronics is set.

Douglas Taylor, 23, will face a jury on February 22nd. Investigators say Taylor repeatedly hit, stomped on, and stabbed Justin Mentzer, 23, of Maroa in late November of 2012.

Taylor and Terris Warnsley, who prosecutors say is the accomplice both plead innocent.

Police arrested Douglas Taylor and Terris Warnsley. According to Taylor's sworn statement, both suspects planned on killing Mentzer for about three weeks, so they could steal a Playstation 3 and a laptop computer. Police located several items linking Taylor to the crime.  

Police said, Taylor and Warnsley planned on selling the electronics in Decatur. They're both charged with more than 20 felonies and each face 18 counts of murder.  

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