Texas Husband Accused of Hiring Hit Man to Kill Wife

John Howard arrested in alleged murder-for-hire plot; wife recovering from shot to the face.
3:00 | 08/29/12

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A murder for hire a case that reads like a movie script. According to court documents John Franklin Howard paid Billy Johnson and Dustin -- runs more than 100000. Dollars to kill his wife Nancy. A planned to get rid of her. A plan investigators say was hatched three years ago the arrest affidavit shows Howard initially paid 85000 dollars in early 2009 for the job. On August 4 of this year the alleged plan was set in motion. -- claims -- Howard in a meeting told him he wanted Nancy killed while she was at the Gaylord hotel. And he did it wants a gun used because he believed that a gunshot would bring too much attention. Four days later Nancy Howard checked into the Gaylord hotel he checked out without any problems. On August 18 someone storms Nancy Howard in her garage on blue bonnet way and shot her in the face. Jury in the investigation it was discovered that Dustin high rooms -- and Nancy Howard's neighborhood on July 13. Five weeks before the shooting. Two officers from the Carrollton police department stopped him he stated he was in the area working for a guy named -- John and he was a hit man. The affidavit shows high rooms was arrested for -- related charges he made bail. Weeks later the shooting happened. Nancy Howard survived but she lost her left -- Her husband now sits in jail facing charges with bail set at one million dollars in Carrollton Monica.

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