Hearing postponed, case continued for 15-year-old suspect in convenience store robbery
A scheduled hearing for a teenager accused of Murder in the First Degree in the killing of a Fort Smith convenience store clerk was postponed in Sebastian County Circuit Court today.
According to information released by the circuit court, 15-year-old Kermuel Mark Anthony Stucki's hearing before Judge Steven M. Tabor in the 12th Circuit Division 1 Court was postponed and the matter was continued.
Tabor will also be the presiding judge in the trial that has been set for October 2, 2023. No reason was listed fpr the postponement and continuation of the hearing.
Police say Stucki robbed a convenience store in Fort Smith and shot and killed 26-year-old Chanel Moore. In addition to the murder charge . Stucki is also being charged as an adult with aggravated robbery and committing a terroristic act.
The first two charges are Class Y felonies while the terroristic act is considered a Class B felony.
Stucki appeared in person without counsel at his initial arrangement on May 10 and a public defender was named as his attorney. The public defender made a bail request after Stucki pled not guilty to the charges.
Prosecutors asked for bail to be set at $1,250,000 and that request was granted by Judge Tabor.
According to information from Arkansas Court Connect, the Public Defender's office is sytill representing Stucki.
No information as been released concerning Stucki's current incarceration status,