MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) -- A Massachusetts woman who fatally shot another woman on a New Jersey street has testified that she plotted the shooting with the victim's husband.

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Antoinette Stephen took the stand Tuesday in the murder trial of Kashif Parvaiz. She was due to return Wednesday, when she will be cross-examined by defense lawyers.

Parvaiz, a New York City resident, maintains his innocence in the August 2011 slaying of his 27-year-old wife, Nazish Noorani. She was killed while she and Parvaiz walked with one of their young sons in Boonton.

Stephen testified that she and Parvaiz were having a sexual relationship. She said he "disliked" his wife and had considered several ways to kill her.

Morris County prosecutors claim the pair wanted the shooting to look like a bias attack.

Stephen, of Billerica, pleaded guilty last May to murder and other offenses.
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