MIAMI, Fla. (WTXL) — The former mother-in-law of Florida State Professor Dan Markel was arrested Monday night.
According to State Attorney Jack Campbell, Adelson was planning to take a flight to Vietnam when she was arrested.
Adelson is listed as an inmate at the Miami - Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation department. She is now facing charges of first-degree murder, conspiracy and solicitation of first-degree murder.
In 2014, Markel was killed in the driveway of his Tallahassee home.
Last week Adelson’s son Charlie was convicted for his role in Markel’s death.
A jury found him guilty of First degree murder. Along with conspiracy to commit first degree murder and solicitation to commit first degree murder.
Police say Adelson hired hitmen to murder Markel during a custody dispute between Markel and Adelson's sister, Wendi.
Charlie Adelson is the third person to be convicted by jurors in Markel’s murder.