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Arrest in murder for hire case

Kimberly Dawn McGuffie (source Shelby County Sheriff's Department) Kimberly Dawn McGuffie (source Shelby County Sheriff's Department)

By WBRC staff

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The Shelby County Sheriff's Department said Friday it had arrested a woman for trying to hire someone to kill her ex-husband.

Investigators said Kimberly Dawn McGuffie, 42, was arrested Tuesday and charged with solicitation and conspiracy to commit murder and unlawful possession and distribution of a controlled substance.

The Sheriff's Department said deputies had help from the Alabama Bureau of Investigation and the Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force in preventing McGuffie from following through with her plan to have her ex-husband killed.  Investigators said more arrests were possible.

McGuffie was being held in the Shelby County Jail.

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