A Florida antheral accused of hiring a hitman to termination his ex-girlfriend and her household planned to pin the murders connected the Black Lives Matter movement, national authorities said.
Daniel Slater, 51, of Jupiter, was arrested past twelvemonth connected charges of execution for hire, possession with intent to administer a controlled substance and conspiracy to possess. He's accused of soliciting an subordinate to assistance him termination his ex-girlfriend, her sister and the sister's hubby successful the foiled plan.
A transgression ailment states that Slater thought his girlfriend's household had ruined his relationship. He offered to springiness the subordinate wealth and drugs for carrying retired the crime, according to the document. Slater was arrested aft his subordinate began moving for the FBI.
Authorities began investigating Slater successful February 2020 aft the assemblage of a 26-year-old pistillate was recovered successful the Everglades National Park successful Miami, the ailment states. According to the Latin Times, the pistillate was identified arsenic Brianne Slabaugh.
Initially, Slater pleaded not blameworthy to the charges against him. During a tribunal proceeding past week, helium changed his plea to blameworthy arsenic a portion of a plea deal. A justice scheduled sentencing for Sept. 16. Attorneys for Slater did not instantly instrumentality a petition for remark Tuesday.
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