LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (WKYT) - Two more men are now facing charges in connection with a Lawrenceburg robbery that turned deadly.
Police say Robert Jones, 20, and Austin Chilton, 19, were arrested late Wednesday night and charged with robbery.
Jonathan Harley and Derrick Morris already faced a robbery charge in the case. Morris is also charged with murder in the deaths of 22-year-old Lauryn Kinne and her unborn child.
All four suspects went before a judge Thursday morning, where prosecutors talked about the case being ‘heinous,’ asking the judge to set high bonds for the four suspects as the case continues to develop.
All four men appeared for their arraignment by video from the Shelby County Detention Center, where they’re being held.
Austin Chilton was appointed a public defender. The judge set his bond at $100,000 dollars full cash. The same bond was set for Robert Jones.
Jonathan Harley, arrested hours after the robbery, was also appointed a public defender and had his bond set at $100,000 dollars.
Derrick Morris charged with robbery and murder, was likewise appointed a public defender. The judge set his bond at $250,000 dollars, though prosecutors wanted it higher.
“This is a very serious matter," said a prosecutor during the arraignment. "There are two deaths involved. There is an assault-first involved. And considering the gravity of the offense, I think the bond should be at a minimum of 500,000. They just found the gun last night, just so you know.”
If Morris does post bond, the judge said he will have to wear a GPS monitor.
Prosecutors said today they do expect more charges to be filed. All four men are due back in court April 18 for a preliminary hearing.
Kentucky State Police say detectives from Post 12 in Frankfort are continuing to investigate.
Mugshots for Austin Chilton and Robert Jones were not immediately available for publication.