Tellis said he met with Chambers to sell her marijuana and then they had sex Quinton Tellis, 29, sits in a Batesville, Miss., courtroom, Tuesday, Oct. The trial this week could shed some light on the mystery behind the gruesome death of a 19-year-old Mississippi woman who was set on fire and left to die beside her burning car.Tellis has pleaded not guilty to murder in the death of Jessica Chambers. Solis, Pool) Chambers was found walking on the road - wearing only underwear in 40F temperatures - when a passing motorist spotted her shortly after 8pm, Champion said.
She said Tellis was buying a pre-paid debit card miles away in Batesville at the time Chambers was burned.
Palmer also said eight first responders who treated Chambers asked her if she knew who did it.'She said "Eric set me on fire",' Palmer said.
The duo rode around in her car for a while that morning before Chambers dropped off Tellis at his house and she went home to take a nap, the prosecutor said.
Chambers then picked up Tellis about at 5.30pm and they went to a fast food restaurant, Champion said.
He also said that Tellis had repeatedly asked Chambers for sex, and she had denied him.
Champion said cellphone records show that Chambers and Tellis - who had met about two weeks before her death and had become friends - were together twice on the day she was burned. We will tell you what you need in a relationship, where you screwed up (without knowing it) in past relationships and a customized action plan to make your next relationship successful.The man accused of killing a 19-year-old Mississippi woman allegedly burned her alive in her car after he mistakenly thought he had suffocated her, prosecutors said on Tuesday. the trial began for 29-year-old Quinton Tellis who has pleaded 'not guilty' in the murder of Jessica Chambers.(Pictured, where Chambers was found on December 6) Authorities have said previously that Chambers was on fire when she was found.(Pictured, this gas station in Courtland is one of the last places Chambers was seen before her death)Tellis later acknowledged they were together in the evening, saying he met her to sell her marijuana and that he had sex with her in her car, Champion said.Her attorney subsequently said Garner was born male and had sex reassignment surgery.