ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A third Albany woman pleads guilty to helping a March armed robbery that left one man dead. She's sentenced to ten years in prison.
20 year old Nicole Brown pleaded guilty to conspiracy and party to commit armed robbery and aggravated assault. She is the third woman to admit helping 19 year old Jarvis Yarn rob a group of men at the Westwind Apartments March 8th. 28 year old Manuel Montanes was shot and killed in that robbery.
Yarn is charged with murder in that case, and scheduled to be tried later this month.
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