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Godfrey man accused in murder-for-hire plot

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Tony Fennell is accused of trying to hire someone to kill a woman he had a previous relationship with. Tony Fennell is accused of trying to hire someone to kill a woman he had a previous relationship with.

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A Godfrey, Illinois man was arrested Thursday and charged with solicitation of murder for hire.

Officers with the Madison County Sheriff's Office say Tony Fennell, of Godfrey, attempted to solicit someone to kill a local woman he had previously been in a relationship with.  Fennell was placed on surveillance and was eventually taken into custody after evidence was collected.

Fennell is being held in the Madison County Jail on a $500,000 bond.

No other details were immediately released.

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