WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A Florida woman accused of arranging the 2009 killings of her husband and mother-in-law is still waiting to hear whether New York prosecutors will seek the death penalty.
Word had been expected by Tuesday but a court appearance for 54-year-old Narcy Novack of Fort Lauderdale was postponed.
A federal prosecutor has been threatening since April to file a new charge, murder in aid of racketeering. He's been waiting for the Justice Department to decide whether to seek the death penalty or life in prison.
Novack and her brother, 57-year-old Cristobal Veliz of Brooklyn, have pleaded not guilty to charges they hired the killers of Bernice Novack in her Florida home and Ben Novack in his New York hotel room.
Ben Novack's father built the Fontainebleau hotel in Miami Beach.
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