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New Jersey man tried to hire 'cheap' hitman to kill 13-year-old girl, prosecutors say

A 57-year-old man from New Jersey has been charged with hiring a hitman to try and kill 13 people. rice field. A year-old girl in Texas, authorities announced on Tuesday. Charged with one count each of moving a person between states or using an interstate facility.The U.S. Attorney's Office.

According to the U.S. Criminal Indictment, in May 2021, Conceicao was identified as a person (identified only as "Person 1" in the federal indictment). and provided the victim's address, photo and cash. a lawer office.  ``Personal 1'' then drove from New Jersey to Texas, where he stayed for about a week, during which he took photographs of the victim's home and the surrounding area, before returning to New Jersey. The indictment states:  

According to the indictment, on November 1, 2021, Conseiçon met again with "Personal 1" to discuss plans to kill the girl. . "Personal 1" told Conceicao that he knew a "guy" who was "cheap, $15, $10, fixed the problem." 

During the meeting, "Person 1" asked, "What would happen if the whole family were there?", according to the indictment.  

Conceaison told "Individual 1" to carry out the plan and kill the girl, adding, "Finish the rest. I don't care," the indictment said. there is  

Federal prosecutors did not disclose Koneitzao's motives or his relationship with the girl. The identity of "Individual 1" was also not revealed. 

Authorities say the girl is safe. There was no word on how the alleged plot was discovered or possibly thwarted. 

If convicted of murder for hire, Conceicao Up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

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