LAS VEGAS -- All four suspects, including the wife of a Nellis Air Force Base airman, made their initial appearance in a Las Vegas courtroom Friday morning.
Michelle Paet, the wife of Nathan Paet, appeared via video conference along with Michael Rudolph Rodriguez, Corry A. Hawkins and Jessica Austin. All are accused of murdering and conspiracy to commit murder in the killing of Nathan Paet.
Paet was gunned down in his home's garage as he prepared to go to work on Dec. 1. Police say the motive behind the killing was to cash in on Paet's life insurance policies worth $650,000.
Michelle Paet admitted to police she helped plan the murder and she was romantically involved with co-worker and suspect Michael Rodriguez.