(NAMPA, Idaho) -- A Nampa man has been arrested for allegedly trying to hire someone to kill his ex-girlfriend.
Kenneth O’Brien, 20, was arrested Saturday, and charged with criminal solicitation of a murder.
Police said his arrest comes after O'Brien allegedly approached a person over the past six weeks and asked them to kill his ex-girlfriend. The person who was allegedly asked to do the crime reported the matter to the police.
"As the investigation developed, detectives learned that O’Brien had offered up money, provided a location of the former girlfriend to the person and offered up a weapon to commit the crime. The weapon was later recovered at O’Brien’s residence," Nampa Police said in a statement.
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