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Murder For Hire Suspect Indicted

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(KCEN) -- A McLennan County inmate is indicted after being charged in a murder-for-hire plot to kill a local judge.

Sixty-three-year-old William Ray Phillips is charged with Attempted Capital Murder.

He allegedly tried to pay a hitman $30,000 to kill a McLennan County district judge.

Phillips' arrest was the result of a 10-month long investigation led by the McLennan County Criminal Investigation division.

Multiple federal law enforcement agencies were also involved including the FBI.

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