Jacquelle James pleads guilty to murder of Jared Plante; Daryl Daniels pleads guilty to robbery in case

Jacquelle James and Daryl Daniels are accused of shooting and killing Jared Plante of Newburgh. (7/14/14)

NEWBURGH - The two suspects in the murder of Newburgh man Jared Plante entered guilty pleas today.

Jacquelle James, 21, admitted to second-degree murder after allegedly shooting and killing 36-year-old Jared Plante in January.

James said he shot Plante multiple times during an attempt to rob Plante of marijuana.

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James's co-defendant Daryl Daniels, 25, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of attempted second-degree robbery.

Sentencing is set for Aug. 18.

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