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West Hollywood Esthetician Arrested In Alleged Murder-For-Hire Plot

A West Hollywood esthetician has been arrested in connection with an alleged murder-for-hire plot.

CBS Los Angeles–03/07/2014

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UC Riverside Student Ordered To Stand Trial For Soliciting Murder Of 2 Ex-Boyfriends

A former UC Riverside honor student was ordered to stand trial Monday on felony charges she solicited the murder of two different ex-boyfriends.

CBS Los Angeles–08/05/2013

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UC Riverside Student Pleads Not Guilty To Plotting Murder Of Ex-Boyfriend

A 21-year-old college student has pleaded not guilty to charges of plotting a murder for hire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/11/2013

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Heavy Metal Singer Pleads Not Guilty To Soliciting Wife’s Murder

A heavy metal singer gave an envelope containing $1,000 in cash to an undercover agent with instructions on how to kill his estranged wife along with her photograph, address, security gate code and dates he would be with their children to give him an alibi, a prosecutor said Thursday.

05/09/2013

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Mom, Family Friend Plead Not Guilty To Hiring Hit Man To Kill Daughter’s Boyfriend

A Los Angeles-area mother and a family friend have pleaded not guilty to hiring a hit man to kill her daughter’s boyfriend.

02/16/2013

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Mother Allegedly Involved In Murder-For-Hire Scheme To Kill Daughter’s Boyfriend

A Lawndale mother has been accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill her daughter’s boyfriend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/28/2013

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Woman, 60, Convicted Of Murdering Cancer-Stricken Husband For His Life Insurance

A 60-year-old woman was convicted of first-degree murder and conspiracy Wednesday for murdering her husband for his life insurance policy and retirement funds.

12/07/2011

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Jury Recommends Death Penalty In Century City Murder-For-Hire Case

Jurors recommended the death penalty Tuesday for a gold-trading company co-owner who masterminded the murder of his estranged wife in a Century City parking garage.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/31/2011

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Jury Hands Down Death Penalty For Murder-For-Hire Gunman

A Southern California jury has decided on the death penalty for the gunman hired to kill an Orange County businessman so the victim’s sister could inherit the family business.

05/20/2011

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2 Jurors Excused For Discussing Murder-For-Hire Trial

A juror and alternate juror have been removed from the Los Angeles trial of a man accused of arranging his wife’s killing at a parking garage.

05/12/2011

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Taped Confession Played At Murder-For-Hire Trial

Prosecutors say a man charged with the murder-for-hire of his wife in a Southern California parking garage admitted the plot to a cellmate and asked him to arrange the deaths of the killers.

05/05/2011