Investigators in Idaho Springs say a young mother’s elaborate plan to have her ex-boyfriend killed was thwarted when the intended hit man went to police.
An inmate that was caught on tape ordering a murder for hire later admitted to it and still was found “not guilty” by a jury.
Suspect Tony Dotson was sentenced to 96 years in prison on Friday in the case of the brutal rape of a woman.
A judge said there is enough evidence for four men accused in a murder-for-hire plot to stand trial.
A murder-for-hire case could be resolved by the end of the week after a plea deal was reached on Tuesday.
Defense attorneys are asking a judge to dismiss a murder-for-hire case against a Chicago real estate developer in Colorado, accusing the government of misconduct.