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Tennessee mother-of-two accused of murder plot of finacee

March 23, 2018  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Tennessee mother-of-two accused of murder plot of finacee

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Tennessee mother-of-two accused of murder plot of her future husband

A Tennessee mother-of-two has been taken into custody and charged with counts of solicitation to commit murder after she reportedly tried to employ her ex-boyfriend to kill her fiance.

Crystal Gadlin, 32, of Memphis, was arrested on Friday after authorities revealed the would-be hit man went to police to report the $40,000 murder plot, Fox News Memphis reported.

An arrest affidavit revealed that Gadlin picked up the father of her children on Thursday so he could see his two sons.

After he got into the vehicle, Gadlin began telling her ex-boyfriend how she was planning to marry someone else to get her hands on his life insurance policy.

At that point, the ex secretly started to record their conversation on his phone.

Crystal Gadlin is charged with solicitation to commit first-degree murder.

Gadlin then allegedly explained her plot to have her ex-boyfriend murder her soon-to-be husband after the wedding. She said once she received the insurance payment, she would give her ex-boyfriend $40,000 for the kill.

Instead of going along with the plan, the father of Gadlin’s children contacted Memphis Police and said he had information about a murder-for-hire plot, according to The Commercial Appeal.

Officers went to arrest Gadlin but could not get a statement for her because by she told them she was high on cocaine and marijuana.

She was brought to the Shelby County Jail on $200,000 bond.

Arrest documents state that in 2016, Gadlin was charged with domestic assault-bodily harm for reportedly hitting her mother in the face.

A year prior, she was charged with aggravated assault for leaving her children unattended inside an unlocked car in the lot of a supermarket while she shopped.

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