2nd murder-for-hire trial in Colorado set to begin
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) – A woman will go on trial a second time on charges of trying to arrange the slaying of her husband to gain full custody of their daughter.
A trial for 36-year-old Elinor Dvir of Denver ended in a hung jury in March when jurors failed to reach a verdict. She’s accused of trying to arrange the slaying of Richard Nedlin, a deputy district attorney for Pitkin County.
Dvir is charged with solicitation of first-degree murder and other counts. Prosecutors say she tried to hire an undercover police officer posing as a hit man to kill Nedlin in his Aspen home.
The trial was in Jefferson County, where the alleged attempt to hire a hit man was made.
Jury selection is scheduled to begin Tuesday.
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