AUSTIN -- The wife of an Austin jeweler killed in what authorities have described as a murder-for-hire plot met with authorities in the past week and answered their questions, her attorney said.

Corey Shaughnessy continues standing by her son, Nicolas Shaughnessy, who is charged with solicitation to have his parents killed.

Attorney Steve Brittain represents Corey Shaughnessy. He said she met with investigators at the request of the Travis County Sheriff's Office and the District Attorney's Office. He added that she previously gave two statements to investigators immediately after the shooting.


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Corey Shaughnessy was in the home at the time of the attack and was shot at. She was not injured, but her husband, Ted Shaughnessy, was killed.

Nicholas Shaughnessy remains in the Travis County Jail with his bail set at $5 million.

His wife, Jaclyn Edison, has been released on bond. She is also charged with solicitation.