Tags » Murder-for-hire

Navy Sailor accused of trying to hire hitman will remain in jail

NORFOLK, Va. – Navy Sailor Chadwick Ghesquiere will remain behind bars.

During today’s preliminary hearing, his defense suggested releasing him from jail or moving him to live with his parents in Ohio. 240 more words


Georgia teen accused in murder-for-hire plot against classmates

PICKENS Co., Ga. (WGCL) – Pickens Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Morgan Miles Morris, age 17, after he tried to hire an undercover officer to murder two high school students. 141 more words


Divorce Is Messy

His boots thumped against the wood as he walked toward the end of the boardwalk. Her silhouette beckoned him in the distance. He didn’t think she’d actually show. 178 more words


this day in crime history: august 8, 1962

On this day in 1962, Elizabeth Ann “Ma” Duncan was executed in the gas chamber at California’s San Quentin prison. Duncan had been convicted in 1958 for conspiracy to commit murder. 145 more words

True Crime

Ex-Illinois policeman sentenced to 40 years in murder-for-hire

Drew Peterson, a former Chicago-area police officer who is in prison for murdering his wife, was sentenced on Friday to an additional 40 years for trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who convicted him, Illinois’ attorney general said. 170 more words


Drew Peterson Gets 40 Years In Glasgow Murder Plot

CHICAGO (CBS) — Former Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson was sentenced to 40 years in prison Friday for trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped to convict him in the murder of his third wife. 260 more words