Police: Wife, Sister Plotted to Have Ravenna Man Killed

Posted at 7:09 PM, Nov 13, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-13 23:11:03-05

MSP Michigan State Police file photo generic dayMUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich. — Two women are behind bars Wednesday after allegedly trying to hire a hit man to kill a 51-year-old Ravenna man.

That hit man was actually an undercover Michigan State Police officer, and the alleged target’s wife and her sister were arrested on charges of solicitation of murder after trying to hire him.

Police say that the man contacted them Tuesday saying that his wife and sister-in-law were attempting to have him killed.  An undercover officer then met with the two women in a parking lot at a Norton Shores shopping center.

The women, ages 50 and 45, allegedly discussed and agreed on how they wanted the man killed and how much they would pay for the hit.. They are both currently housed at the Muskegon County Jail awaiting arraignment.