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Man suspected of killing Kelsie Schelling going to trial for a different case

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Published: Dec. 1, 2017 at 10:19 PM MST
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A judge decided there was enough evidence to send the man suspected of killing Kelsie Schelling to trial for a different case.

On Monday it was decided Donthe Lucas would go to trial for a crime in which police say he robbed a man and beat him with a gun. Lucas is also accused of killing Schelling, a woman who was pregnant when she went missing in 2013. Schelling allegedly drove to Pueblo to tell Lucas she was pregnant when she went missing. Lucas was arrested in December for her murder, her body was never found.

Lucas' mother pleaded guilty to her role in the same robbery on Tuesday.

Sara Lucas was arrested on the robbery charge

The robbery took place Sept. 1, 2017 in the 1100 block of W. Mesa Avenue in Pueblo.

and then arrested for charges of first-degree murder in the Schelling case.

Sara Lucas' guilty plea came on the

Sara was given a deferred sentence for the robbery, meaning if she completes probation and doesn't get into any legal trouble the crime will be cleared from her record.