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February 21, 2014 at 5:57 AM

Olympia man convicted of hiring hit man to avoid paying in divorce

The Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash.  — A man accused of offering $10,000 for someone to kill his wife was convicted Thursday in Olympia of solicitation to commit murder. The Olympian reports Brian Cox wanted to avoid paying her money in their divorce. The 44-year-old Olympia man also was convicted of a second count of solicitation to commit murder…

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January 26, 2013 at 9:08 AM

Gig Harbor woman sentenced to jail for hiring hit man

TACOMA  (AP) — A Pierce County Superior Court judge has sentenced a Gig Harbor woman to 13 years, nine months in prison for hiring a hit man to kill her husband. Karen Lofgren had pleaded guilty last month to solicitation to commit second-degree murder. Prosecutors say the 48-year-old former nurse used an acquaintance as a go-between…

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