Jury convicts ex-wife in murder for hire plot

LAKE COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - A jury has convicted a woman of trying to hire a hit man to murder her ex-husband.

Jurors found Christine Metter guilty on both counts of conspiracy to murder.

Prosecutors say Metter and her father tried to hire a hitman to kill her ex, but the hitman was actually an undercover cop.

The jury deliberated about two and a half hours before reaching a verdict.

Sentencing is set for March 1st.

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