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Suspects in deadly Barcelona Wine Bar robbery plead guilty

They learned their sentences in court today.

ATLANTA — The four men charged in a murder investigation at Barcelona Wine Bar in Atlanta pleaded guilty on Monday, court officials confirmed. 

Back in 2018, Carlous Bailey, Terry Jones, Samuel Ott, and Ira Williams initially pleaded not guilty, waiving their arraignments in court.

The men were charged in the death of 29-year-old Chelsea Beller, who was shot and killed while the men were trying to rob the restaurant on Howell Mill Road as employees were closing for the night in November of 2017.

Beller, who was one of the employees, was taken upstairs by the robbers and forced to open a safe, according to police.

She was shot in the shoulder and taken to the hospital, where she later died.

Bailey, Jones, Ott and Williams all faced several charges, including murder, felony murder, armed robbery, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, kidnapping, false imprisonment, second-degree burglary, participating in criminal street gang activity and smash-and-grab burglary.

Bailey was sentenced to life with the possibility of parole, Ott and Williams received 30 years to serve and Jones was sentenced to 15 years.

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