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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Smith pleads not guilty in Trevor Webb stabbing death
A pre-trial conference is scheduled for 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, in Newton County Circuit Court for Ryan Smith, 21, Joplin, who is charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action in connection with the February 22 murder of Trevor Webb, 30, Joplin.
Smith was arraigned Tuesday and entered a not guilty plea.
Smith is being held in the Newton County Jail with a $250,000 cash only bond.
The accompanying report is from KOAM's Stacey Lindsey.