Indiana Mom Hires Hitman to Off Daughter's Boyfriend
(Kokomo, Indiana) Last week, a 35-year-old local mom, Christy D. Shaffer, plotted to have her daughter's boyfriend killed.
Shaffer faces a Class A felony charge of conspiring to commit murder.
The charging information stated that Shaffer asked a friend to find someone to kill the man because he had been battering her daughter. Her friend then called police.Shaffer was booked into custody at the Howard County Jail without bond.
Detectives arranged an undercover informant to act as a hitman in the plot.
Police set up a meeting and taped a conversation in which Shaffer offered the informant her deceased father’s rings and $100 for down payment on the hit. In addition, she provided the informant with an address of the man to be targeted and a map showing where he lives.