Angela Nolen - Cathy Bennett
(Rocky Mount, Virginia)
Angela Nolen, a Franklin County kindergarten teacher, is charged with trying to have her ex-husband killed, and a school nurse is accused of helping her.Details on booking are unavailable.
Virginia State Police arrested Nolen, 47, and Cathy Warren Bennett, 37, on Wednesday. Nolen is charged with solicit to commit murder and Bennett is charged with conspiracy. Both work at Sontag Elementary School.
Nolen is accused of paying $4,000 to an undercover state police agent who she believed was a hit man on Tuesday. She planned to pay another $4,000 after her ex-husband, 63-year-old Paul Strickler, was killed, state police Capt. George Austin told media outlets.