Murder suspect pleads Not Guilty to killing of Jamie Stephens, dumping body in Winnebago County

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One of the men charged in the murder of Jaime Stephens in Winnebago County says he didn’t do it.

Joshua Whittie, 19, pleaded not guilty during an arraignment hearing Friday morning.  He’s charged with murder, armed robbery, and concealing a homicidal death.

Stephens’ body was found along a roadway in the 9200 block of Knapp Road on December 10, 2018.  He’d been shot several times.  Whittie is due back in court on April 30th.

Nickles Parks, 26, is also charged with Stephens’ murder.  His trial is scheduled to begin May 28th.

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