FAIRFIELD — The man accused in the killing of a 13-year-old Suisun City girl has pleaded not guilty.
A shackled Anthony Lamar Jones entered his plea in Solano County Superior Court on Thursday.
The 32-year-old Jones is charged with murder with special circumstances in the kidnapping, sexual assault and slaying of of Genelle Renee Conway-Allen.
The seventh-grader was reported missing Jan. 31 by her guardian at the foster home where she lived. A passer-by found Genelle's body the next morning in a nearby park.
Dozens of Jenelle's family and friends on attended services on Thursday for the teen who was later buried in Benicia.
Jones remains in the Solano County Jail where he's being held without bail.
He could be sentenced to either life in prison or to death, if convicted.
Press Democrat Poll
What type of warning did you receive about last October’s fires? (Multiple responses allowed)
Official alert on my landline: 5 percent
Official alert on my cellphone: 17 percent
Neighbor warned me: 14 percent
Family member or friend warned me: 28 percent
Police or fire came to my home to warn me: 5 percent
None: 43 percent
Don’t know: 1 percent
In the future, how would you like to be notified about a fire or other impending disaster?
Phone call: 31 percent
Text message: 30 percent
Email: 1 percent
Air raid siren: 28 percent
Other (specify): 7 percent
Don’t know: 3 percent
Do you think Sonoma County is more prepared today to warn you about fires or disasters than it was last year?
Yes: 54 percent
No: 31 percent
Don’t know: 15 percent
SOURCE: The Press Democrat Poll/David Binder Research