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Man sentenced in Luzerne County murder-for-hire scheme

William Lynn admitted trying to hire a hitman to kill three people in Luzerne County.
Credit: WNEP

LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — A man from Luzerne County has been sentenced for attempting to hire a hitman to kill three people.

Investigators say William Lynn, 28, tried to pay an undercover officer who was posing as a hitman to kill two Luzerne County detectives and an informant.

Lynn was ordered to serve 15 to 30 years in prison.

He pleaded guilty to the charges in September.

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