Transcript for Former Model's Husband Sentenced to 9 Years in Prison
First, that California millionaire sentenced to nine years in prison for trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife. She faced her husband in court during the sentencing and ABC's Cecilia Vega has the story. To get the courage to be here today to face the man I once loved. Ultimately the man who wished to end my life. Reporter: That's former model Monica Olsen coming face to face with her husband in a los Angeles courtroom Wednesday, the man who will now spend nine years in prison for trying to have her killed. He showed little empathy but rather ceased to destroy those who loved him the most. Reporter: It is the first time Olsen has spoken publicly in this murder-for-hire plot Reading her tearful statement during dino guglielmelli's sentencing. I tried helping him many times during the course of our marriage. Reporter: Guglielmelli pleaded no contest to second degree attempted murder charges with his plea deal, he avoided a possible life sentence. The crucial evidence in this case, secret audio recordings capturing guglielmelli hiring a hit man to kill Olsen. I ask you a simple question, you're positive? That what? You want her dead? Oh, I'm -- 100%? Why wouldn't I? This wasn't just the one conversation. This was a year-long planning of trying to have this happen and trying to kill Monica. But the tape was the evidence. Reporter: Olsen says even though guglielmelli is behind bars, she still fears for her safety. For "Good morning America," Cecilia Vega, ABC news, los Angeles.
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