Cedric Poore, suspect in Fairmont Terrace quadruple homicide, pleads not guilty

TULSA - One of the brothers suspected of killing four women in January at a south Tulsa apartment appeared in court Friday via video conference.

The attorney for Cedric Poore, 39, entered a not guilty plea for his client, who is charged with four counts of first-degree murder as well as several armed robbery charges.

READ: 4 found dead, shot inside Fairmont Terrace Apartments in south Tulsa (bit.ly/Fairmontdeaths)

On Jan. 7, police found four women -- Julie Jackson, Misty Nunley, Kayetie Melchor and Rebeika Powell -- tied up and shot to death in Melchor and Powell's apartment at Fairmont Terrance, near 61st and Peoria.

Poore's brother, 32-year-old James Poore, is also charged in the quadruple homicide. Police say the men planned to rob the women and shot them during the robbery.

READ: Brothers' arrest report details murder of 4 Tulsa women at Fairmont Terrace (bit.ly/X9tlqz)

Cedric Poore's attorney, Kirsten Bernhardt, says her office is collecting evidence and statements in preparation for his near hearing in April.

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