A 69-year-old Arkansas woman has been arrested in an alleged murder-for-hire plot charging her with trying to hire an FBI undercover agent posing as a hitman to kill her ex-son-in-law.
FBI announced the arrest of Jeri Dianna Tarter, of Jacksonville, 수요일에. She was charged with use of interstate commerce facilities in the commission of murder for hire, 보고서에 따르면.
Tarter was accused of soliciting the FBI undercover agent Rob Bell to kill her daughter’s former husband to keep him from having custody of her granddaughter, 그만큼 Arkansas Democrat Gazette 보고서. The child is now 3.
The criminal complaint says Bell became involved after Tarter contacted a former security guard she knew from 15 years ago and told him that the custody battle had become so fierce it led to the arrest of her and daughter on accusations of kidnapping the girl, the paper reported. The security guard called police who called the FBI,
According to the criminal complaint at a meeting at a Walmart in Jacksonville Oct 20, Bell asked Tarter if she wanted him to scare the ex, or what she wanted him to do, the paper reported.
“Tarter implied that she wanted her former son-in-law to suffer an accident,” 불만 상태, according to the paper.
It goes on to says that Tarter “clearly implied that … Bell should kill” the former son-in-law, and make it look like an accident, the paper reported.
Tarter appeared before a judge Monday in Little Rock Federal Court.
News articles show that Tarter and her daughter were arrested on the kidnapping charges in 2018 in Arizona.