It was the first court appearance for Jessica Quintanilla. Prosecutors say she killed Beauchamp after a Halloween party in Sacramento. She declined to be represented by a public defender.
In charging documents obtained by ABC10 prosecutors say Jessica intentionally shot Beauchamp, killing the 19-year-old from Carmel.
"The only thing that might be unusual about this case that you don’t normally see is we have a woman that is a shooter," Chief Deputy District Attorney of Solano County Paul Sequeria said. "There is some indication that there might be a love triangle."
Jessica's brother Marco Quintanilla also appeared in court. He allegedly harbored, concealed, and aided Jessica with so she might avoid and escape arrest, according to Solano County prosecutors.
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Both Jessica and Marco will be back in court on Nov. 4. Jessica is being held without bail, while Marco's is being held on $50,000 bail.
Also under arrest is Juan Parra-Peralta. The 20-year-old is an Air Force service member was arrested for being suspected as an accessory to murder. Prosecutors said a decision on whether or not to charge him has not been made yet.
The Fairfield Police Department said the remains of a Beauchamp were found in Monterey County following the Halloween party. Law enforcement said Beauchamp left the party with two men, who are active duty Air Force members, back to a home in Fairfield.
A spokesperson at Travis Air Force Base confirmed with ABC10 Tuesday that Parra-Peralta is assigned to the Aerial Port Squadron.
Fairfield Police said a missing person report was filed for Leilani Beauchamp on Saturday. Through their investigation, with help from the Travis Air Force Base’s Office of Special Investigation, they learned a homicide took place at the home on Cascade Lane in Fairfield.
On Sunday, law enforcement said the remains of Beauchamp were found in Monterey County.
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