murder for hire

An image from White Castle surveillance footage that was used as evidence in the Angie Young murder case.

Three St. Louis Men Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder-for-Hire

The victim, 36-year-old Angie Young, was shot and killed execution-style – 11 bullets through a window – as she sat behind the wheel of her car in a White Castle parking lot.


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Woman Accused Of Trying To Hire Hit Man To Kill Romantic Rival

Prosecutors say Kristina Swinford met 3 times with a federal agent, who she thought was a hit man, and arranged to pay $20,000 to kill the wife of the man she was dating.


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Illinois Woman Acquitted in Murder-for-Hire Plot

TUSCOLA, Ill. (AP) – A central Illinois woman was found not guilty by reason of insanity after authorities say she tried to hire someone to kill an ex-boyfriend. Thirty-one-year-old Jennifer D. Inman of Teutopolis was […]


A federal judge has sentenced William Lawrnce of Maplewood to 6 years in prison for trying to hire a hitman on Craigslist.

Maplewood Man Gets 6 Years for Trying to Hire Hitman to Kill Officer

According to court documents, the ad placed on Craigslist offered a million dollars for someone to kill a Maplewood police officer.


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Two Woman Get Life for Plot to Kill Husband

The two woman planned and caused the murder of Melvin B. Griesbauer.



Woman Gets 10 Years For Murder-For-Hire Plot

She told undercover officer, “I want him gone”



Collinsville Woman Pleads Guilty To Murder-For-Hire Scheme

Christina Keck briefly lived in Collinsville, Illinois, and who formerly lived in Texas.


Missouri Woman Charged with Attempting to Hire Hitman

The woman allegedly wanted her husband’s tongue brought to her as proof of his death.


Kirkwood man accused in murder for hire plot

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kirkwood, Mo. man is accused in a court filing of trying to hire someone to kill the purported victim in a sex trafficking case and a federal prosecutor.


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