Max B’s Ex-Girlfriend Pleads Guilty to Murder


via USDA

Bronx woman admitted Tuesday that she took part in a deadly robbery at a Fort Lee hotel more than two years ago. Gina Conway and two others were charged with murder after a botched robbery at the Holiday Inn on Route 4 ended in the shooting death of one of the victims in September 2006. Authorities said Conway, 31, met David Taylor and Allan “Jay” Plowden and told her boyfriend that the two men drove flashy cars and carried a lot of cash.

The boyfriend, Charly Wingate, a hip-hop artist from Harlem known as “Max B,” then recruited an associate to rob Taylor and Plowden, prosecutors said. Conway, whose trial was scheduled to start this week in Superior Court in Hackensack, decided to take a plea offer, telling a judge Tuesday that she was at the hotel with the associate, Kelvin Leerdam. Leerdam had a gun, she said, and she assisted in the robbery that led to Taylor’s shooting death. Continue reading