Murder charges dropped against Andrea Sneiderman, jury selection begins Monday

Juryselection is set to begin Monday in the trial of a metro Atlanta woman who wasonce accused of arranging her husband's murder.

DeKalbCounty District Attorney Robert James, on Friday, dropped murder charges againstAndrea Sneiderman for her role in the November 2010 slaying of Rusty Sneidermanoutside a preschool in Dunwoody, GA.

Prosecutorshave said Sneiderman wanted to have her husband killed in order to collect lifeinsurance benefits before starting a new life with Hemy Neuman, her formerboss. Sneiderman has denied any romantic involvement with Neuman.

Until Friday, Sneiderman wascharged with malice murder, felony murder and aggravated assault. She pleadednot guilty to those charges, but still faces several others including perjury,making false statements, hindering the apprehension of a criminal andconcealing a material fact.

Neuman was convicted andsentenced to life in prison in 2012 for murdering Sneiderman.