contract killing

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Noun1.contract killing - a murder carried out on agreement with a hired killer
murder, slaying, execution - unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
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amp;nbsp;According to law enforcement officials, inmates use these phones for illicit activity, including drug operations, intimidating witnesses and, in at least one case, ordering a contract murder outside prison walls.
During his stay, his father is the victim of a contract murder and the court humanely lets him out on the street.
Later, De Vargas addressed the press and said, "Everything points to the Silva crime being a mafia matter with characteristics of a contract murder.
With the liberalisation of the communist state in recent years, the Triads have exported their criminal enterprises back into mainland China and handle most drugs sales, money laundering, extortion, prostitution, gambling and contract murder in Shanghai, Tianjin, Shenyang and Guangzhou.
PRISONER: Karl Henderson, pictured right, is serving at least 30 years for a contract murder VICTIM: Mark Sayer, inset below, was gunned down on the doorstep of his Teesside home, below, in 1997
Mr Dewani is currently appealing against an order that he can be extradited to South Africa over the alleged contract murder of his new wife, Anni, 28, on their honeymoon in Cape Town last November.
Bentley covered the gamut of crime and politics in his career, but his son said the case that intrigued him most was that of Mary Lee Orsini, the North Little Rock woman who was convicted of the 1982 contract murder of her lawyer's wife and who finally confessed to the 1981 murder of her husband before her death in 2003.
South African authorities are seeking to have Mr Dewani, 31, taken back to the country to stand trial for the alleged contract murder of his new wife, Anni, 28, on their honeymoon in Cape Town in November.
Patty might be all pink lipstick and silk blouse on the outside, but she's tough as old boots underneath, having ordered the contract murder of her young assistant's husband in the first series.
And in1998newas barged with the contract murder of 33-year-old nightclub - but the charge was dropped after a key prosecution witness withdrew his evidence.
Regan also worked on a case with the FBI that involved a contract murder.
South Korean police on Wednesday arrested two South Korean men on suspicion of carrying out a contract murder on a wealthy Japanese man in Kitakyushu, southwestern Japan, in November last year, the police said.

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