Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice appeared on a morning TV show Wednesday to discuss the case against a Garden City mother of four accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill her estranged husband.
Prosecutors say that Williams, 43, asked an acquaintance to get her a hit man to kill her husband last month. Instead, the acquaintance connected her with an undercover police officer, who posed as a hit man and videotaped Williams as she negotiated the deal with him, prosecutors say.
Rice said Wednesday morning that the videos are damning.
"She is very clear about what she wants this alleged hit man to do," Rice told anchor Greg Kelly.
"Divorce is a terrible thing, but to take active steps toward the mother or father of your children is very disturbing," she said.
Williams, who remains in Nassau County jail, pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of second-degree criminal solicitation and second-degree conspiracy. If convicted, she could face a maximum of 8 1/3 to 25 years in prison.