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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Aside from Palino, the other officials with pictures in the slain suspected hit man's bag were Vice Mayor Jose Jeriel Villegas, councilors John San Jose, Howard Francisco, Buboy Selibio, village chief Dexter Zapanta, all from Teresa.
Dotland Hit Man leads home Tyrur Hestor (T5) in heat 21 at Wimbledon on Saturday
Barboza's perjured testimony helped convict Salvati for a murder he didn't commit -- and the FBI allegedly concealed evidence that would have exposed the hit man's perjury.
The hired-gun killed his victim in a page-for-page fashion right out of Hit Man; a copy of the book was found in the killer's apartment and he admitted using it to plan his bit.
The state's evidence also showed striking similarities between more than two dozen tips in Hit Man and the way the murders were carried out.
Cadiz said that aside from the testimonies of Lascanas and Edgar Matobato, another confessed Davao Death Squad hit man, the CHR would also take as evidence the human bones gathered from the Laud quarry in Davao City in 2009, when the commission began its investigation.
Dotland Hit Man, the sole British-bred finalist, pressed Boherna Best hard all the way, and went close to pulling off a local victory for his Northumberland-based connections of owner Michael Pickworth (Hexham), trainer Andrew Bell (Alnwick) and breeder Jimmy Fenwick (Bothel).
BOHERNA BEST has rocketed right into the Greyhound of the Year equation following his third Category One success of 2008, and fourth title in total, when he saw off Dotland Hit Man in a thrilling William Hill All England Cup final over 480m at Newcastle on Wednesday.
Foxx was nominated as Best Supporting Actor for Collateral as a taxi driver whose cab is hijacked by a hit man. Also nominated for this were Freeman as an ex-boxer in Million Dollar Baby, David Carradine as ringleader of a hit man squad in Kill Bill - Vol.
City's insistence on a straight sale rather than a year's loan proved the rock on which the Monaco bid foundered but an injury to Brazilian hit man Giovane Elber has prompted Lyon to consider a swoop.