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Man Arrested in Murder-for-Hire Plot

MIDLAND - A man has been arrested for allegedly trying to hire someone to kill his girlfriend's ex.

Midland Police say 26-year-old Jonathan Rendon planned to hire people to assist him in the kidnapping, murder and disposal of the ex-boyfriend. Police first learned of the plot last week.

The Midland Police Department and US Marshals out of Midland and Lubbock had been involved in a massive search for Rendon. He was arrested in Lubbock and is currently awaiting transfer back to Midland.

Rendon is being held on a $1 million bond. He has been charged with Criminal Solicitation to wit: Capital Murder.

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