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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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