By Associated Press - Friday, March 26, 2021

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) - An Omaha woman has been sentenced to 60 years to life in prison for her role in the 2018 killing of a Bellevue man.

Alisia Cooke, 30, was sentenced Thursday in Sarpy Count District Court in the killing of Brent Quigley, 39, in his home, the Omaha World-Herald reported. Cooke pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the case. She is one of five people charged in the case.

Prosecutors said Cooke was in on a plan to rob Quigley, and gained access to Quigley’s home by arranging a ruse to have sex with him for payment. Once she was inside, investigators said, she excused herself briefly and unlocked the front door to allow her accomplices inside.

Cooke told investigators the plan was to pistol-whip and rob Quigley of money and drugs, but he was stabbed to death when he tried to flee.

Two men have been sentenced in the case. Raymond Davis, 31, of Des Moines, Iowa, was sentenced last month to life in prison for a first-degree murder conviction, and Christopher Reagan, 48, of Omaha, was sentenced after pleading no contest to second-degree murder.

Krystal R. Martin, 23, of Hawk Point, Missouri, was sentenced to five to 20 years after pleading guilty to being an accessory to a felony. Jonathan Riesgaard, 34, of Omaha. withdrew a guilty plea to being an accessory to a robbery and is awaiting trial.

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