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Bond denied for widow accused in missing husband's murder

Bond denied for widow accused in missing husband's murder
Bond denied for widow accused in missing husband's murder
Posted at 12:09 PM, May 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-09 12:09:00-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A widow accused of helping to murder her husband 17 years ago will remain in jail after a bond hearing. 

Denise Williams was in court Tuesday morning where a judge denied bond. She declined to say anything during her appearance.

Her lawyer, Ethan Way, said his client is being treated unfairly compared to Brian Winchester and went on to call the allegations against her "fiction" so that Winchester could "reduce his sentence."

A State Attorney denied those claims. Way must now schedule an Arthur Hearing. 

Her arrest is a breakthrough in a 17-year cold case. Her husband, Mike Williams, was missing for 17 years before his body was found last year. 

Williams was walked out of her job at Doak Campbell Stadium in handcuffs by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

She's charged with conspiracy to commit murder, first degree murder, and accessory after the fact.