Petersburg man arrested in murder for hire plot

Shannon H. Crane (Source: Virginia State Police)
Shannon H. Crane (Source: Virginia State Police)

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - Virginia State Police have arrested a man accused in a murder for hire plot.

Police say Shannon H. Crane, 35, solicited an individual to murder two men. He was arrested in the 2000 block of County Drive in Petersburg.

Crane is charged with two felony counts of solicitation of murder for hire and one felony count of distribution of Xanax. He is being held without bond in the City of Petersburg Jail.

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