contract killing

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contract killing

A homicide arranged by one or more persons or parties through an agreement (“contract”) with another person or party, to kill one or more target individuals in exchange for money or other consideration.
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When those techniques failed, the Mob resorted to threats, extortion, physical intimidation and the solicitation of murder to further their goals, they added.
Jones, 33, formerly of the 700 block of River Road in Des Plaines, is charged with four counts of solicitation of murder for hire, two counts of solicitation of murder and attempted first-degree murder.
Ulbricht has retained the services of New York-based lawyer Joshua Dratel to defend him against multiple felony charges including solicitation of murder relating to the operation of the underground black market for drugs known as Silk Road.
Jones, 32, formerly of the 700 block of River Road in Des Plaines, is charged with four counts of solicitation of murder for hire, two counts of solicitation of murder and attempted first-degree murder.
Jones, 32, formerly of Des Plaines, is charged with four counts of solicitation of murder for hire, two counts of solicitation of murder and attempted first-degree murder.
19 with one count of felony solicitation of murder for hire.
Assistant State's Attorney Alyssa Rabulinski said if Odio withdraws her plea, prosecutors will reinstate an additional charge of solicitation of murder.
Tina Jones, a registered nurse at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, is charged with solicitation of murder for the plot to kill the Woodridge woman.