VALE — Two of four co-defendants in a homicide that happened in May of 2018 appeared in court on Monday.
Ryan Stephen Macias and Sean Christopher Prokop were in Malheur County’s Circuit Court for their respective hearings.
Macias, who entered a guilty plea for conspiracy to commit murder on Nov. 2, 2018, was sentenced by Judge Erin Landis to 110-months on Monday. Along with that is 36 months post-prison supervision.
Prokop is the only co-defendant left to enter plea on the crime. He was slated to do so Monday, but that hearing was reset to March 19 after Judge Lung Hung granted a motion to continue. However, the court did preliminarily schedule a trial for Dec. 5, which is alongside one already slated for another of his co-defendants, Mathew Thomas Jaggi.
Prokop, Macias and Sarah Renee Carter, all of Ontario, along with Jaggi, of Roswell, Idaho were all originally indicted on charges of murder, conspiracy to commit murder, aiding and abetting murder and hindering prosecution, as well as unlawful possession of a destructive device.
Jaggi appeared before Judge Hung Jan. 8 and entered a plea of not guilty to charges of murder, conspiracy to commit murder, aiding and abetting murder and hindering prosecution, as well as unlawful possession of a destructive device. His trial is set for Dec. 5.
Carter pleaded guilty to hindering prosecution on Dec. 12, 2018, and will get five years in prison for the felony charge, however her sentencing has been delayed until March 13.
The suspected homicide occurred May 9, 2018, when Payette resident Douglas Madrid, formerly of Nyssa, was shot in the head with a shotgun from close range.