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Schenectady jail killing plot draws 10-year sentence

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In a chilling example of how criminals can continue to commit crime from jail, a man awaiting sentencing for one killing tried to arrange more violence to silence witnesses in another case. Derrick C. Smith admitted to the act in Schenectady County Court on Tuesday, saying that he had conspired with another inmate to send a list of witnesses to someone outside the jail. The goal was to stop those witnesses from testifying in the ...

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