Woman Sentenced To 30 Years In Murder For Hire Case

Published 03/25 2014 09:11PM

Updated 03/25 2014 11:52PM

An Illinois woman who pleaded guilty to solicitation of murder for hire will spend the next 30 years in prison.

A judge sentenced Helen Marie Westall of Bridgeport on Tuesday.

She hired Tyler McQueen in March of 2012 to kill her uncle 78-year-old Robert Westall.

Helen Westall must serve 85% of her sentence.

McQueen has already been sentenced to 50 years in prison for his role in the crime.

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