PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Jannie York will spend 8 more days in jail, the judge of instruction agreed with the prosecutor that there is more grounds to detain her longer.
York was arrested on Wednesday, September 16, for having played a role in the death of her father, Eddie York on December 31 2014.
Public Prosecutor Karola van Nie tells 721 news “I cannot say much but we have arrested somebody in that case and the investigation is ongoing.”
On Friday, she claimed that she is innocent of any wrong doing and wants to be released. Jannie York is accused of convincing her Nephew to murder her father for $1000.
Eddie York was killed in his bed and police have been investigating the case ever since. Police will hold the suspect in custody while the investigation continues.
721 news understands that more arrests in this case will follow soon.