Woman accused of killing cab driver enters not guilty plea

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PHOENIX (AP) - A Phoenix woman accused of killing a cab driver last month has pleaded not guilty to a second-degree murder charge.

Maricopa County prosecutors say 33-year-old Corletha Sherie Davis entered her plea Monday. She's been jailed on $1 million bond since her arrest in the Nov. 22 shooting death of 37-year-old Brian Mann.

Mann picked up Davis at a convenience store in Phoenix and witnesses told police they saw the cab driver open the driver's side door and then fall out of the taxi with a gunshot wound to the neck. They say a woman exited the cab and walked into a nearby apartment complex.

After Davis' arrest, police searched her apartment and say they found clothing that witnesses claim the shooter was wearing along with a weapon. Davis' next scheduled court date is Jan. 25.

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