Wilson County woman charged in alleged murder-for-hire plot


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A Lebanon woman has been arrested after investigators said she paid someone to murder her family member.

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Lebanon police said Jaynie Smithson, 29, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of solicitation of first-degree murder.

Detectives said they had been contacted by Smithson’s relative who was concerned that the Lebanon woman was plotting to have her killed.

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The investigation determined Smithson had paid at least one man to murder the family member, according to police.

No additional information has been released about the ongoing investigation.

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Smithson is jailed in Wilson County in lieu of a $750,000 bond.


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