TYLER, Texas – Tyler police have arrested two teens accused of conspiring to kill her foster father.
Detectives on Monday arrested 18-year-old student April Rhoten after locating her at Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler.
Her 18-year-old boyfriend, James Neal Perkins, of Tyler, was arrested at Goodwill Industries, where he works.
Both teens have been charged with conspiracy to commit murder. Conviction is punishable by 2-20 years in prison.
Tyler police spokesman Don Martin told The Associated Press that officers have a witness who came forward with information about the alleged plot. Martin declined to release specifics.
Perkins also was arrested on an outstanding warrant for a false alarm, over threats made to Chapel Hill High School, where he was a student.