Wichita Falls Couple Arrested in Murder-For-Hire Plot
A Wichita Falls man and his wife are behind bars tonight after being arrested in a murder-for-hire plot. Officers from the Organized Crime Unit, Crimes Against Persons Unit and the Gang Task Force arrested 58 year-old Jeffrey Peyton and his wife, 39 year-old Christina Peyton.
SWAT Officers raided a residence in the 200 block of Carolina Street on Thursday afternoon. Both suspects are charged with Solicitation to Commit Capital Murder. Police say the couple paid an undercover officer $500 in cash to murder the boyfriend of their daughter in a dispute over money. The intended victim was unharmed. The case remains under investigation.