CHICAGO (FOX NEWS) - A 26-year-old Chicago woman was being held without bond on a charge of first-degree murder Friday, Cook County prosecutors said.
Brianna Smith is accused of paying a man $4,000 to kill a tow truck driver to prevent him from testifying against her jailed boyfriend, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.
Reginald Jones, 33, a father of three, was slain inside a garage on the afternoon of New Year’s Eve 2014. He had gone there in the belief that he would be meeting a man who wanted to buy some tires from him, the Sun-Times reported.
Instead, Jones encountered a man in a ski mask who shot him nine times, prosecutors said, according to the newspaper.