Two Individuals Arrested In Murder For Hire Plot

JACKSON – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation along with the Gibson County Sheriff’s Department resulted in the arrest of two individuals for Conspiracy to Commit 1st Degree Murder and Solicitation of 1st Degree Murder. On May 17th, at the request of District Attorney General Garry Brown, TBI began an … Continue reading Two Individuals Arrested In Murder For Hire Plot

Attorney Facing Additional Charges in Murder-for-Hire Plot Targeting His Wife

JACKSON – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a Memphis-area attorney accused of trying to hire hit-men, on two separate occasions, to kill his wife. At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mike Dunavant, TBI Special Agents began investigating Fred Auston Wortman III on June 4th. During the … Continue reading Attorney Facing Additional Charges in Murder-for-Hire Plot Targeting His Wife

TBI thwarts murder-for-hire plot in Johnson City

JOHNSON CITY – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, along with the Johnson City Police Department and Carter County Sheriff’s Office, arrested a Washington County man overnight foiling his plan to have a family member killed. Thomas Ken Owens, 38, of Leach Drive in Jonesborough, Tenn. was arrested and charged with solicitation to commit first degree … Continue reading TBI thwarts murder-for-hire plot in Johnson City

TBI charges Sumner County inmate with attempting murder-for-hire plot from behind bars

Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation yesterday arrested and charged a current Sumner County Jail inmate for attempting to have someone killed while being held behind bars on drug charges. The subject was indicted by the Sumner County grand jury on one count of solicitation of first degree murder. Frederick Lee Dietz, 63, … Continue reading TBI charges Sumner County inmate with attempting murder-for-hire plot from behind bars