A Virginia contractor was sentenced to 10 years in jail this month after attempting to rent an undercover police officer to have an sad shopper killed.
Daniel Jamison met with the Fairfax officer to debate the potential homicide of Stephen Mann after the house owner had Jamison charged with building fraud for not finishing a $41,000 transforming job, in keeping with the Washington Put up.
“I can provide the structure of the f—— home like no person’s enterprise,” Jamison tells the officer throughout the trade, which was recorded. “Achieved a s—— of labor in the home.”
Jamison additionally tells the officer, “Whenever you come as much as the highest of the steps, his room goes to be on the correct,” in keeping with the video obtained by the Washington Put up.
Along with promising cost to the fake hit man, Jamison indicated that that there additionally was a “ton of cash” in Mann’s home, in keeping with the newspaper.
The pair mentioned the murder-for-hire scheme in August of 2016 as they drove within the shopper’s neighborhood and took a take a look at the home. Later that yr Jamison was slated to seem in court docket to face Mann’s accusations.
Jamison had beforehand been convicted of building fraud a number of instances earlier than he was accused by Mann final yr.
“He appears to make a residing on the sort of fraud,” Fairfax Assistant Commonwealth’s Lawyer Meghan Flesch mentioned, in keeping with the Washington Put up. “That is somebody who deliberate a homicide over a number of weeks to rid himself of a authorized downside that he received himself into.”
Flesch requested for a 40-year time period after Fairfax Circuit Court docket Decide Michael Devine discovered Jamison responsible. Jamison argued that he had not been critical about killing Mann, however Devine mentioned he didn’t “consider a phrase of” Jamison’s story.
“I consider you supposed to have Mr. Mann killed,” the decide mentioned throughout sentencing, in keeping with the Washington Put up.
The decide added that Jamison “dedicated a critical crime and I will impose a critical sentence.”
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