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      Woman accused of hiring teen to kill SC man

      <p> <font size="2">Woman accused of hiring teen to kill SC man</font> </p>

      ABBEVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- Abbeville County sheriff's deputies have arrested a woman and accused her of hiring a teen to kill another man.

      Sheriff Ray Watson said Thursday that 39-year-old Karlita Phillips had been charged with the use of or employment of a person under the age of 18 in a violent crime.

      A 17-year-old has been charged with murder. Authorities say he shot and killed 30-year-old Jamil Phillips on March 25 at Karlita Phillips' request.

      Authorities said the teen was already jailed on an unrelated murder charge when he was accused in the new case.

      A judge has denied bond for both suspects, and it wasn't known if they had attorneys.