Sailor pleads guilty in murder-for-hire plot

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A sailor accused of trying to hire someone to kill his wife has pleaded guilty.

38-year-old Chadwick Stanley Ghesquiere of Virginia Beach admitted to hiring a person -- who was an undercover federal special agent -- to murder his estranged wife. 

Ghesquiere provided the undercover with $1,000 in cash, 80 Adderall pills, and a firearm to commit the murder.  Ghesquiere also promised to pay the undercover $50,000 of his $100,000 life insurance policy for conducting the murder.

Ghesquiere will be sentenced next January.  He faces up to 14 years in prison.



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