Former NC nurse found guilty in murder-for-hire plot

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Fathia Davis

MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. — A school nurse supervisor accused of hiring a hit man to kill her ex-husband was found guilty Tuesday, according to WBTV.

According to court documents, this wasn’t Fathia Davis’ first attempt to kill her ex-husband.

Davis was indicted in March for solicitation to commit a crime of violence and use of interstate commerce facilities in the commission of murder-for hire.

Police began investigating Davis’ activity on Jan. 21 after someone reported that she was trying to hire a hit man to commit murder.

Then, on Jan. 29, the person who reported her activity met with police and told them Davis, “persistently ask him to find someone to murder her ex-husband.”

He then introduced Davis to a pair of undercover detectives.

According to WBTV, Davis offered the undercover officers $4,000 to shoot Joseph Davis in the head.

Officers captured their meetings with Davis on camera and in one videos she says, “Take him out. Take him out.”

One of the officers testified that Davis showed them where her ex-husband lives, what car he drives and pictures of what he looks like, according to WBTV.

On two different occasions officers said she offered them a down payment. Then, the undercover officers captured video of her handing them $35,000 when they told her the job was finished.

In 2009 Davis allegedly tried to poison her then-husband with tranquilizers, but he waited two years to report the poisoning.

Davis was released on a $100,000 unsecured bond on Monday and was placed on house arrest with an ankle monitor.

According to WBTV, she is prohibited from contacting her ex-husband and all contact with her daughter has to be arranged through a third-party.




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