MINOT, N.D. — A Minot woman accused of helping her husband plan and clean up after the stabbing death of his ex-wife wants to change her plea.

Cynthia Wilder has pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to commit murder and accomplice to escape. Authorities say she helped clean blood evidence from a car after Richie Wilder Jr. killed his ex-wife, Angila Wilder, in November 2015.

Richie Wilder was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Cynthia Wilder also is accused of trying to help Richie Wilder in his aborted escape from the Ward County Jail.

The Minot Daily News reports that a change of plea hearing for Cynthia Wilder is scheduled Thursday in Minot.

Information from: Minot Daily News, http://www.minotdailynews.com

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