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Wolfmeyer, character witnesses speak up for her

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. -- The defense finished presenting its
case Friday morning at Katie Wolfmeyer's trial, as lawyers questioned
the 19-year-old's mother, church youth minister and a family
friend.

The three witnesses described Wolfmeyer as a law-abiding, honest
young woman in a federal court in East St. Louis. They spoke of how
the community college student worked three part-time jobs.

Lawyers are expected to recall witnesses Friday afternoon, with
closing arguments planned for Monday.

Wolfmeyer is the alleged accomplice of former St. Louis Blues player Mike Danton, who has already pleaded guilty and faces
sentencing next month.

Both are accused in an April plot to kill Danton's agent, who
was not hurt.

Before the defense testimony wrapped up Friday, Wolfmeyer accused the FBI of conspiring against her.

Federal prosecutor Stephen Clark tried to point out several inconsistencies in her testimony.

Wolfmeyer has testified she was not aware that Danton was trying
to arrange the killing of agent David Frost. But FBI agents have
testified she was aware of the plot and was a willing participant.