Girlfriend of man charged with killing parents pleads guilty

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – The girlfriend of a Connecticut man charged with killing his parents for threatening to cut him out of their will has plead guilty to related charges.

33-year-old Jennifer Valiante appeared in court Friday, where she plead guilty to hindering prosecution. She had been charged with conspiracy to commit murder.Related: Judge orders fingerprints from woman in parent killings

Prosecutors allege she knew about or helped Kyle Navin plan the murders of his parents, Jeffrey and Jeanette Navin, whose bodies were found in Weston in October 2015 about two months after they disappeared. They had been shot. Navin is being held on $2.5 million bond while he awaits trial.

Related: Connecticut man accused of killing parents pleads not guilty

Police say Valiante’s fingerprint was found on a checkbook belonging to the Navins.

She has denied knowing about the killings.

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Information from: Hartford Courant, http://www.courant.com

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