GARLAND COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) - Sam Conway and Jeremy Pickney allegedly killed an entire family in Pearcy back in 2009. Conway's trial began Tuesday morning.
Investigators say they murdered Edward Gentry Jr., his wife Pam Gentry, their son Jeremy Gentry and his friend Kristyn Warneke, and then set their home on fire.
The two also allegedly killed Edward Gentry Sr. in a nearby mobile home.
Police captured Conway and Pickney after a standoff at a Hot Springs motel. Both are facing five counts of capital murder, along with theft and weapons charges.
A third suspect, 22-year-old Marvin Stringer, was shot and killed by police.
Pickney's trial was also scheduled to begin tuesday but has been postponed.