CULPEPER, VA (WWBT) - A grandmother tried to hire a hitman to kill her in-laws in Louisa after losing custody of her grandchild, according to Culpeper Sheriffs.
When Tammy Kelly, 44, lost custody of her grandson she decided to have the boys maternal grandparents and their two adult children killed, investigators said Friday.
Sheriffs learned about the alleged solicitation for murder plot on Monday. On Thursday, investigators went undercover, set up a meeting with Kelly and say they got the details on her plan. Kelly told the undercover officer when, where and how the murder would occur, as well as who would be involved and how they would be paid, investigators said.
Kelly was arrested and charged with four counts of soliciting murder and four counts of attempted capital murder for hire. A search of her Stevensburg home found a Sig Sauer P225 .9mm gun, $2,500 in counterfeit money, computers, printers, tablets, cell phones and financial documents.
Kelly is being held without bond in the Culpeper County Adult Detention Center as the investigation continues.
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