contract killing

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a murder carried out on agreement with a hired killer

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in june 2009, a month after her arrest, Jocelyn skipped trial and was advised by her public defender not to challenge the charge of solicitation of murder.
Possible charges to be considered include the common law offences of treason, incitement to treason, solicitation of murder and incitement to withhold information known to be of use to police.
Lund later received two years for solicitation of murder.
He used to be evasive and euphemistic about the open solicitation of murder, for bounty, on the grounds that ayatollahs had feelings, too.
Joshua Miceli, 23, of the 1N600 block of Park Boulevard, is charged with two counts of solicitation of murder and two counts of attempted first-degree murder.
April 22, 2002: Blake pleads not guilty to one count of murder and two counts of solicitation of murder.
Incredibly, the chronicle of events and actions included murder, solicitation of murder, attempted bribery, supression of evidence, alteration of the crime scene, and the control, manipulation, and use of the media for propaganda purposes.
Blake has pleaded not guilty to one count of murder, two counts of solicitation of murder and a special circumstance of lying in wait.
When those techniques failed, the Mob resorted to threats, extortion, physical intimidation and the solicitation of murder to further their goals, they added.
He had turned and become a confidential informant working with an organized crime task force that was able to use this information to win convictions of the ringleader and five others on charges of solicitation of murder.
A Glendale man accused of involvement in an Armenian crime ring pleaded no contest Thursday to seven counts of solicitation of murder.
Blake, 70, is charged with one count of murder and two counts of solicitation of murder for the May 4, 2001, shooting death of his wife, Bonny Lee Bakley, 44.
Graber is being held on $1 million bail on suspicion of solicitation of murder.
Prosecutors said Friday that King, 42, of Newhall would be retried on six counts of solicitation of murder after a San Fernando Superior Court jury hung 11-1 in favor of convicting him.
A Van Nuys Superior Court jury found Frank Boyd Cockrell, 55, guilty of two counts of solicitation of murder, not guilty of a third, and deadlocked on a fourth count.