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      Murder for hire victim: "I'm scared for my life"

      M arshall is visibly shaken just days after learning that his life and his girlfriend ' s life was in danger.


      A



      Harrison

      man is shaken after deputies say his soon to be ex

      -

      wife put a hit out on him.


      T

      he
      Clare County Sheriff's Department arrested 47-year-old Melody Marshall Tuesday after learning of her plot to kill her husband through social media.


      "

      I just got tired of being mistreated and she told me that if I did ever leave her she would kill me

      ," Kenny Marshall, murder for hire target said.



      "

      I didn't think she w

      ould actually

      go through with it

      ."


      M

      arshall is visibly shaken just days after learning that his life and his girlfriend

      '

      s life was in danger.


      C

      lare
      County Sheriff's deputies say his soon to be ex-wife, Melody Marshall used social media to request hit man services from a man in Battle Creek.


      "

      You know it basically said

      ,

      I want you to take care of him

      ," Clare County Sheriff John Wilson said.



      "B

      low the house up or in
      that sense of killing them both."


      D

      eputies say the man had no history of violence and found the messages alarming



      and he alerted authorities immediately.


      T

      hat's when the sheriff's department began their investigation and quickly arrested
      Marshall at her Harrison home.


      Y

      ou know you usually see it on TV where some drug guys bumping off another drug or paying somebody to kill someone like that

      ,

      but you know when the ru

      ral

      part it's kind of odd to see that type of stuff

      ," Sheriff Wilson said.


      K

      enny
      Marshall says within the last year their 11 year relationship took a turn for the worse.


      H

      e says
      Melody turned violent towards him, which led him to file for divorce.


      "She has

      trash

      ed

      the house in front of me

      ,

      she's even even tried threatening
      me with a knife, that's when I got tired of it," Marshall said.


      M

      elody
      Marshall now faces a felony count of soliciting murder and could spend the rest of her life in jail.


      K

      enny
      Marshall says that even though she is currently behind bars, he still feels uneasy. And he will until there is closure to this relationship turned sour.


      "

      She needs to be locked away

      ,



      t

      he key thrown away or the mental institution one of the two

      ," Marshall said.


      M

      elody
      Marshall's bond is set at $150,000 and still remains in jail tonight. She will be back in court on October 7th.

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