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Woman arrested in murder plot

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Julia Waser

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Defendant is accused of hiring another woman to carry out the killing that was later called off 

Roswell, N.M. — A woman who allegedly conspired with her boyfriend to hire someone to kill the boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend so she could not testify against him in a stalking case has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit first-degree murder.

Julia Waser, 56, was arrested March 15 at the southwest Roswell apartment where she was living. She is scheduled to appear in Magistrate Court Wednesday (March 28) for a preliminary hearing in this case.

Waser is accused of paying $2,300 to another woman who was to kill the intended target. However, Waser’s boyfriend called off the murder before it was carried out, investigators learned.

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