- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 5, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa Bay area teen has pleaded guilty for her role in a fatal robbery.

As part of a deal with Pinellas County prosecutors, 18-year-old Brittany Detwiler pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree murder. She faces up to 30 years in prison.

Authorities say Detwiler lured 20-year-old Jeremy Mayers to a St. Petersburg neighborhood in July 2012 so that her friends - Scionti Hill and Franco Thomas - could rob him. Police say Mayers resisted, and the boys beat him to death with an unloaded shotgun.

All three suspects were under 18 at the time of the slaying but were charged as adults.

Hill previously received 35 years in prison for his guilty plea.

Thomas is scheduled to go on trial for first-degree murder later this month.

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