Caught on video: Fake hit man and widow wannabe discuss husband’s murder
Unbeknownst to her, Julia Merfeld was being filmed while she matter-of-factly discussed murdering her husband with an undercover cop posing as a hit man.
MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) – The man who alerted authorities to a murder-for-hire plot was a co-worker of Julia Merfeld who told 24 Hour News 8 she approached him about doing the crime.
Julia Charlene Merfeld, 21, was arraigned Thursday afternoon on one count of solicitation of murder. She allegedly tried to hire someone to kill her husband to get his life insurance, according to the Muskegon County Sheriff’s Office.