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Teutopolis Woman to be Held in Mental Health Facility in Murder-for-Hire Plot

Teutopolis Woman to be Held in Mental Health Facility in Murder-for-Hire Plot

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A central Illinois woman was found not guilty by reason of insanity after authorities say she tried to hire someone to kill an ex-boyfriend.

Jennifer Inman, 31, of Teutopolis was acquitted Wednesday in Tuscola. She will remain in a state psychiatric facility in Springfield.

Inman was arrested last summer in Tuscola during an undercover police operation. Prosecutors say she offered a man $10,000 to kill her 51-year-old ex-boyfriend.

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