Transcript for Husband Charged in Murder-for-Hire Plot May Accept Plea Deal
First, the Los Angeles man accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill his model wife. Back in court this morning. He's expected to decide if he's going to accept a plea agreement or go to trial. Cecilia, I know you've been following this for us. The big question today. Will he take the deal or not? We should find out that answer, later today. It is decision day for business tycoon dino guglielmelli, charged in a murder-for-hire plot against his model wife. Today, guglielmelli is expected to tell a California court if he's taking a plea agreement. The most damming evidence against him, these audiotapes, where the 33-year-old offered $80,000 to carry out his plan. You're positive? That what? You want her dead? Oh, I'm -- 100%? Why wouldn't I? With an audiotape, which is such powerful evidence in a case like this, it is hard to imagine how the defense attorney and the defendant wouldn't accept the plea deal that could mean a lot less years in prison. Reporter: The romance between Olsen and guglielmelli appearing like a fairy tale. But prosecutors say the relationship went sour. And Olsen filed for divorce. And last year, guglielmelli pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and solicitation of murder. According to court documents, guglielmelli asked his friend to kill Olsen. And he recorded the conversation and went to police. He was manipulated by somebody who was trying to help himself. He does all the talking. He's the one that is, in my view, soliciting. Reporter: A spokesperson for the model says, she has been living scared for a long time and just wants this nightmare to end. The exact terms of the plea deal have not been made public. But if guglielmelli does not accept the deal today, it's off the table. And he also faces a possible sentence of life in prison, robin, if convicted. A tough story here. We'll find out what happens today. We're going to move to the
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