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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Teleguz, found guilty in a 2001 murder for hire of his former girlfriend, was set to be executed April 25.
The son, Hamed (with an e, not an i) Ghassemi is seeking damages from his father, Hamid (with an i, not an e) and the other men--Tyler Ashpaugh, Skyler Williams and Daniel Humberto Richter--who the state says were hired by the father to commit murder for hire.
Rabbi Aharon Goldberg, 55, of Bnei Brak, and Shimen Liebowitz, 25, of Kiryas Joel have been charged with conspiracy to commit kidnapping and conspiracy to commit murder for hire. The two plotters could face up to life in prison if convicted.
In addition to its direct involvement in narcotics trafficking, La Oficina is complicit in a variety of illicit activities including money laundering, extortion, and murder for hire. Piedrahita Ceballos is currently a fugitive from a 1997 U.S.
Nikki's investigation takes her into the heart of a ruinous scandal involving altered birth certificates, murder for hire, and a call girl racket at the root of it all.
She is charged with using interstate commerce facilities in the commission of murder for hire.