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2nd Guilty Plea In U.S. Courthouse Bombing

SAN DIEGO (CN) - A woman pleaded guilty to conspiring to bomb the San Diego Federal Courthouse. Ella Louise Sanders admitted she bought and stole material to use in pipe bombs against a FedEx center on April 25 and against the courthouse on May 3, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

Sanders admitted that she helped a cohort "conceal her identity shortly before the co-conspirator detonated three pipe bombs at the Edward J. Schwartz Federal Courthouse" on May 3, prosecutors said.

Eric Robinson has pleaded guilty to the same charges. He will be sentenced on June 15, 2009. Sanders is to be sentenced on Aug. 3, 2009.

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