Prosecutors in Montgomery County plan to seek a sentence of life without parole if a woman charged with killing a co-worker at an upscale yoga clothing shop is convicted of first-degree murder.

A bystander looks at the flowers left for Lululemon employee Jayna Murray in March. (Michael Temchine/FOR THE WASHINGTON POST)

State’s Attorney John McCarthy advised Norwood’s attorney, Douglas Wood, of his office’s intention in a letter this week.

Norwood’s attorney did not return a call seeking comment Friday. Norwood’s trial is scheduled for October 24 in Montgomery County Circuit Court.