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JustBob April 8th, 2016 2:36pm

Jill's friend Paul has had a crush on her for years. One day she says "the only way you can prove you love me is kill my husband." He is later arrested for the murder, tells the story, and she admits to saying it. Should she be charged with anything?

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badattitude no place like home
04/11/16 11:18 am

Didn't she basically ask him to kill her husband?

cyanospool The Deep North
04/10/16 2:39 am

If she didn't present any sort of contract for him to sign, then no this is not like her hiring a hitman. There would likely have to be some substantial evidence of her taking some part in the planning of the murder for any conspiracy charge to stick.

dfish at home
04/09/16 12:04 pm

I'd charge her with the same thing I'd charge a wife who went out and hired a hitman

SouthernLaw Old North State
04/08/16 7:57 pm

Accessory to murder.

04/08/16 3:59 pm

Conspiracy. She gave him the motive and I guess intent.

CDUBS Dallas, Tx
04/09/16 12:42 am

Agree, manipulating his weakness to accomplish her crime seems like conspiracy to me. Hope he got some before he got caught.

ronderman North Carolina
04/08/16 1:24 pm

If she hooked up with him after her husband did, yes.

04/08/16 12:40 pm

Besides being a total bitch? Probably not...

Zod Above Pugetropolis
04/08/16 12:15 pm

No, that isn't a contract for a hit, or even much of a hint. At most it's a way of saying get over it and move on, because as long as my husband is alive I'm taken. She's totally in the clear, and the guy is a dumbass.

TheCameron UCF
04/08/16 11:55 am

Not sure but would it be any different if Jill and Paul were having an affair?

dxstap Bloomington, Indiana
04/08/16 10:44 am

Said no but I guess she can be charged and let s jury decide.
My assumption is that her statement was casual without any real intent. Maybe I'm wrong.

emgwenn portland
04/08/16 12:12 pm

Yeah. It would be different if she felt or knew he would do it. To me it sounds like she said it kind of in an inappropriate screwing around way.

rons Thanks America
04/08/16 10:19 am

Community service.

mfjd1948 rural johnson co iowa
04/08/16 10:11 am

Yes. She an accessory to the crime.

RB20 Indiana
04/08/16 10:23 am

Not really. She wasn't an accessory go anything. Didn't help at all

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
04/08/16 10:00 am

Yes. She asked him to commit murder.

JustBob Your anger fascinates me
04/08/16 10:22 am

I was really careful with the wording here to make sure she didn't directly ask him to

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
04/08/16 11:24 am

She enticed him by implication. If he were to die I would do this.

04/08/16 1:39 pm

I noticed you were careful with your wording - too careful. However, I'd charge her with conspiracy and accomplice before the fact anyway to see what happens. It could be that Paul is feeble minded and she is super smart and there might be a conviction in there somewhere. Paul's interpretation of what she did say and other evidence could provide context that you didn't. :)

professorwho Madness and Genius
04/08/16 8:03 am

Hey, at least after their sentences (if they aren't getting life or death) they can marry each other.

JustBob Your anger fascinates me
04/08/16 8:08 am

After this episode, she found out what he was doing with the bar fliers to AA patrons and wants nothing to do with him. It's sad