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He thought he hired a hitman to kill his ex-wife. How the feds nabbed a Wilmington man

Posted on AllSides January 16th, 2024
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Javier Rodriguez wanted his ex-wife dead and was willing to pay $10,000 to make happen, according to court documents obtained by Delaware Online/The News Journal. The 47-year-old Wilmington man was sentenced last week in the 2022 murder-for-hire plot to "eliminate" his ex-wife.Rodriguez will spend almost 10 years in federal prison after the FBI's Delaware Violent Crime and Safe Streets Task Force investigated and thwarted his plot before anyone was injured, the Department of Justice said. Here's how the case unfolded, according to court documents. Court documents show that the FBI...

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