Murder-For-Hire

Latest Murder-For-Hire News and Updates

  • oshkosh
    NEWS

    She Tried To Have Someone Murdered For $500. She Didn't Realize The Hitman Was Actually A Cop.

    A Wisconsin woman who had a murder-for-hire plot foiled when the intended killer worked as a police informant was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison.
    By David Wetzel
  • octor pain
    NEWS

    A Doctor Botched Foot Treatment For A Woman Leading To Amputation. Years Later, Her Husband's Anger Turned To Murder.

    A man in California organized a murder of a doctor who botched foot treatment for his wife. Now, the elderly man faces decades in prison for murder.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
  • murder for hire plot
    NEWS

    Tipster turns in Louisiana man who allegedly attempted to hire hit man to kill business partner: Sheriff

    A Louisiana man is accused of attempting to order a hit on his business partner in a foiled murder-for-hire plot, authorities said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
  • michigan wein
    NEWS

    She went to a website to pay $5,000 for a man to kill her ex-husband. But, 'rent-a-hitman.com' was a fake.

    A woman who tried to hire a hitman to kill her ex-husband was sentenced to prison. She agreed to pay $5,000 to have him murdered, prosecutors said.
    By Victor Fakunle
  • arizona for hire
    NEWS

    Arizona hit man allegedly shot wrong person at recording studio in murder-for-hire plot, police say

    An alleged hired hit man in Arizona is accused of shooting the wrong target in a botched murder-for-hire plot, authorities said. The victim survived the attack.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
  • nashville
    NEWS

    Texas businessman accused of ordering hits on ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend who threatened to expose their affair: Feds

    Four men were indicted in federal court after they allegedly conspired to kidnap and kill two people in Nashville, federal prosecutors said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
  • murder for hire
    NEWS

    It costs how much?: Five unbelievable murder-for-hire plots and whether they were successful

    Sometimes when people want to kill, they will turn to others for help to murder. These cases of murder-for-hire were unbelievable, but many were unsuccessful.
    By Taneia Surles
  • arlington cold case
    COLD CASES

    Two Virginia men charged in connection to murder-for-hire case from 23 years ago

    Two people have been charged in connection to a 1998 cold-case homicide in Virginia. The victim was found dead in a bedroom. There was no forced entry.
    By Nate Homan
  • florida
    NEWS

    Suspects kidnapped wrong woman but killed her anyway in murder-for-hire plot gone wrong: Prosecutors

    The murder trial has begun in the case of a Florida woman who was murdered after alleged hitmen kidnapped her — and then realized they had the wrong person.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
  • mississippi
    NEWS

    Mississippi woman accused of hiring hitman online using Bitcoin, authorities say

    A Mississippi woman is accused of trying to hire a hitman using Bitcoin on the internet to have someone killed. Prosecutors announced her federal charges.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
  • nypd
    NEWS

    Former-NYPD cop sentenced for her role in murder-for-hire-plot, reports say

    A former NYPD officer tried to have her estranged husband and boyfriend's teenage daughter killed in a murder-for-hire plot, federal officials said.
    By Nate Homan
  • harper
    NEWS

    She tried to have a person murdered for $5,000, it's a decision that will now cost her several years of freedom

    A woman in Wisconsin was sentenced to federal prison for a murder-for-hire plot. She offered $5,000 on the dark web to have another person killed.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
  • dallas
    NEWS

    Texas woman allegedly used fake Gmail accounts to lure her boyfriend into killing her husband: Feds

    A Texas woman allegedly orchestrated her husband’s murder by falsely convincing her boyfriend she was the victim of abuse, federal prosecutors said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
  • ipurestockxfour
    NEWS

    College student having affair with a married man used scholarship money to pay to have his wife killed: Feds

    A college student in Washington paid $5,000 on the dark web to have a woman killed, federal investigators say. The woman was the wife of a man the student had an affair with.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
  • emmi
    NEWS

    Colorado lawyer convicted of paying someone to kill her ex blames everyone but herself. The judge threw the book at her.

    A Colorado lawyer and animal activist was sentenced to prison in Colorado for hiring someone to kill her ex. The convicted blamed others for her crimes.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
  • essex
    NEWS

    Man who allegedly ordered hit on girlfriend last Valentine’s Day now accused of trying to off 2 more people

    A New Jersey man is accused of trying to hire hit men to kill a trio of people, including his ex-girlfriend. He now faces charges in connection to the murder-for-hire plot.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
  • tiger king
    CELEBRITY JUSTICE

    'Tiger King' has his prison sentence tossed, but here's why he's still be caged in murder-for-hire plot

    The man known as the "Tiger King" had his federal prison sentenced tossed. Though he remains behind bars in the plot to murder Carol Baskin.
    By Victor Fakunle
  • la
    NEWS

    Woman allegedly hired four teenage hitmen to murder her ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend

    A Louisiana woman allegedly solicited four teens to kill her ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend in a plot that failed after one hitman bailed, authorities said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
  • gator
    INVESTIGATIONS

    One assassin found dead in the Everglades, another hired. Inside a suspect's desire to kill his ex and her family.

    A Florida man faces federal charges for an alleged murder-for-hire plot. One would-be assassin was found dead, but the suspect continued in the plot, feds say.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
  • fla
    NEWS

    Man who allegedly stabbed and beat woman before her escape, now accused of trying to have her killed

    A man behind held in jail in connection to the beating and stabbing of a woman is now accused of trying to hire someone to kill the same victim, Florida police say.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
  • joe ei clxcbco unsplash
    NEWS

    Milwaukee homicide suspect accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill key witness

    A Milwaukee man who was charged with murder in 2020 is accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill his victim's father, who witnessed identified him to police.
    By Mack Bush
  • doj logo
    NEWS

    Beverly Hills man paid thousands in Bitcoin to hire someone to murder his ex-girlfriend: Feds

    FBI says a California man tried to hire a group on the dark web to kill a woman he briefly dated. He paid thousands of dollars and demanded proof of the death.
    By Nate Homan
  • bbc
    MURDER & MAYHEM

    How the BBC helped thwart an alleged murder-for-hire plot in Tennessee

    A man in Tennessee faces federal charges for allegedly paying someone to kill his wife. Investigators say they stopped the murder thanks to a tip from the BBC.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
  • detroit
    NEWS

    Convicted murder allegedly tells hitman 'I'm a good dude' as he arranges for his ex's murder

    A convicted murderer in Detroit allegedly tried to hire a person to kill his ex-girlfriend. The suspect now faces federal charges for the alleged plot.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
  • rhode island contractor is owed money plans murder for hire plot and gets caught
    NEWS

    Rhode Island man plans murder-for-hire plot after not getting paid: FBI

    A Rhode Island man is owed money for a job and wasn't paid, according to the FBI. He then hired someone to commit murder, prosecutors claim.
    By Todd Betzold
  • foryshe
    NEWS

    Five charged in Georgia in connection to murder-for-hire plot originating in North Carolina jail

    The plot targeted the victim of a previous crime, according to Georgia police. All suspects are being held in the Forsyth County Jail without bond and charged with conspiracy to commit murder.
    By Mack Bush
  • baum
    NEWS

    Is she nuts? Realtor accused of hiring a hitman to kill mother-in-law to undergo mental health exam

    A Missouri realtor is facing charges for allegedly attempting to have someone kill her ex-mother-in-law and asking them to "make it look like an accident." A court has ruled she has to undergo a mental health exam.
    By Mack Bush
  • mother daughter
    NEWS

    Man strangled, oatmeal laced with drugs. Mom, daughter and boyfriend charged in murder-for-hire plot: cops

    A mom, daughter and her boyfriend allegedly participated in a murder-for-hire plot that included strangling a victim and lacing his oatmeal with fentanyl.
    By Mack Bush
  • pastor
    NEWS

    Pastor found dead in Oklahoma. Police accuse wife, another of murder

    Police say the wife of a pastor and another man conspired to murder the religious leader. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations charged the suspects this week.
    By Nate Homan
  • bauman
    NEWS

    'YOUR GRANDMOTHER WILL DIE': MISSOURI REALTOR PUTS HIT ON EX MOM-IN-LAW, COPS SAY.

    A Missouri realtor tried to put a hit on her former mother-in-law for $1,500, according to prosecutors. The woman is a well-known real estate agent in the Lake of the Ozark area.
    By Nate Homan
  • jennifer emmi murder for hire mistress child abuse fpd
    NEWS

    NEW DETAILS: HOW MURDER-FOR-HIRE MOM 'TRIED TO SLIT HUSBAND'S THROAT,' SPOKE OF 'GUTTING KIDS'

    Jennifer Emmi was already facing 16 felony and 16 misdemeanor counts prior to her arrest in Colorado. New details reveals her alleged efforts in murder-for-hire.
    By Chris Spargo
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