NEW YORK -- A Garden City mother of four accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill her estranged husband is out on bail.
Susan Williams left the Nassau County Jail in East Meadow on Friday afternoon after posting $500,000 bond.
Williams has pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and criminal solicitation.
Prosecutors say she offered $20,000 to an undercover officer posing as a hit man and paid $500 as a down payment.
According to authorities, Williams was given several chances to back out during the March 3 meeting with the officer but instead provided the undercover cop with more details on her husband.
The negotiation was captured on surveillance video, Nassau County police said.
"She was given numerous opportunities to call this off, yet she pursued it vigorously until the very end," Rice said.
Defense attorney John Carman has said Williams may have had a daydream about hurting her husband that she took too far, but she never would have gone through with it.
If convicted, she faces up to 25 years in prison.
'Hit Man' Mom Free on Bail Despite Accusations
Prosecutors say she offered $20,000 to an undercover officer posing as a hit man
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