NEWS RELEASE: Murder-For-Hire Scheme Foiled

ARRESTED: Trisha George, 33

ARRESTED: Trisha George, 33

A Marshall woman was arrested after local authorities foiled her murder-for-hire scheme. On July 27, the Marshall Police Department Criminal Investigations Division received a tip that 33-year-old Trisha George was attempting to hire someone to murder her husband. Marshall Police detectives reached out to the Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigations Division for assistance with the case. During the joint investigation, George allegedly paid an undercover officer to commit the crime. As a result, on August 2, George was arrested and charged with Capital Murder For Remuneration (Murder for Hire). George was booked into the Harrison County Jail where her bond was set at $1,000,000.


Kelly Colvin
Public Information Officer
Marshall Police Department







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