The woman accused of shooting a young mother and the Brooklyn-born man charged with hiring her to kill his wife were both in the same place Monday - behind bars in
Antoinette Stephen, 26, and Kashif Parvaiz, 26, are facing charges in the murder-for-hire slaying of Nazish Noorani, 27. Noorani's two-timing husband, Parvaiz, is charged with hiring Stephen, a Best Buy worker, to kill his wife.
Parvaiz, Noorani and their 2-year-old son were walking in
Stephen, who was collared Thursday, is being held in lieu of $5 million bond at the Morris County Correctional Facility in
Parvaiz was released Monday afternoon from
He is being held in lieu of $1 million bond, charged with murder, endangering the welfare of a child, conspiracy and other crimes.
Court dates for Parvaiz and Stephen have not been set, officials said. Stephen fired the deadly shots as the couple's toddler looked on in horror, authorities said.
Parvaiz, who is Pakistani-American, initially tried to make it look as if he and his wife were victims of a hate crime.
His story unraveled when Parvaiz broke under questioning - and cops found incriminating text messages between him and Stephen, court papers show.
Prosecutors have yet to detail the nature of the relationship between Parvaiz and Stephen, apart from the conspiracy to commit murder.
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