Murder for hire victim: "I'm scared for my life"
man is shaken after deputies say his soon to be ex
wife put a hit out on him.
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
go through with it
arshall is visibly shaken just days after learning that his life and his girlfriend
s life was in danger.
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.
low the house up or in
that sense of killing them both."
eputies say the man had no history of violence and found the messages alarming
and he alerted authorities immediately.
hat's when the sheriff's department began their investigation and quickly arrested
Marshall at her Harrison home.
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
part it's kind of odd to see that type of stuff
," Sheriff Wilson said.
Marshall says within the last year their 11 year relationship took a turn for the worse.
Melody turned violent towards him, which led him to file for divorce.
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.
Marshall now faces a felony count of soliciting murder and could spend the rest of her life in jail.
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
he key thrown away or the mental institution one of the two
," Marshall said.
Marshall's bond is set at $150,000 and still remains in jail tonight. She will be back in court on October 7th.