Murder-for-Hire

Uncover the dark and intricate web of plots, motives and sinister secrets of contract killers, accused of making murder a commodity by buying and selling human lives.


Elizabeth Fox-Doerr at her sentencing
Ann Trexler
Charlie Adelson
Karm and Joel Waldman talk Adelson news.
Charlie Adelson, the wealthy Fort Lauderdale periodontist who's serving a life sentence for plotting to murder Florida State University law professor Dan Markel, has been transferred to a prison in South Dakota.
A check given to the alleged hitman reads, 'Kickstarter Good Luck!!' Jared Bridegan was shot and killed in what prosecutors said was a murder-for-hire plot. His ex-wife, Shanna Gardner, her husband and another man were charged.
Shanna Gardner enters court
Shanna Gardner walks into court
Shanna Gardner and Mario Fernandez Saldana appear in court
Judge London Kite speaks in court
booking photos of Joshua and Jeremiah Peikert
Split screen of Shanna Gardner and Mario Saladna entering court in shackles.
thomas randolph appears in court
Booking photo of Blake Scanlon
Blake Scanlon was found guilty of first-degree murder and assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon.
A jury deliberated for over four hours before returning a verdict for Blake Scanlon, a Massachusetts man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend.
Julie Grant with a picture of Donna Adelson on the monitor.
Donna Adelson sits in court
Charlie Adelson's latest mug shot after being put in administrative confinement.
Cornelius Green will spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty to his involvement in a murder-for-hire plot.