A woman who was indicted in connection with a Scott County murder case pleaded guilty Tuesday in Bourbon County, an assistant commonwealth's attorney said.
Ciji L. Jefferson, 28, of Sadieville pleaded guilty to complicity to second-degree burglary, said Keith Eardley, an assistant commonwealth's attorney for Woodford, Scott and Bourbon counties.
Jefferson was indicted on that charge last year in connection with the burglary and slaying of Glenda Sue Jones, a former Scott County school bus driver.
Jones was found dead in her house near Sadieville on Feb. 4, 2010. The county coroner said she died of blunt-force trauma.
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Jefferson had been scheduled to go on trial Jan. 21. Her indictment said that she told Nicholas Willinger that Jones had a large amount of money in her home on Double Culvert Road and that Jones wouldn't be home on a particular date.
Jefferson accompanied Willinger to Jones' house, and, intending to share in the proceeds of the burglary, waited outside in a vehicle while Willinger went inside.
Willinger's indictment said he killed Jones by striking her in the head with a blunt object.
Eardley said Jefferson's plea was entered in Bourbon County because that's where Jefferson has been jailed. Willinger is being held in the Scott County jail.
Eardley said he made no recommendation on a sentence for Jefferson.
Jefferson is scheduled to be sentenced March 10.