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Oh, the Usual Reasons

Joseph Larry Lopez, 59, of Riverdale, Utah, allegedly hired David Allen Northcutt, 40, to kill his daughter’s boyfriend. For once, the alleged hit man wasn’t an undercover police officer, but the scheme still came to police attention after Lopez got upset at Northcutt for not completing the task as agreed, and demanded his money back. The men got into an argument, and both called police to come settle it. Once officers figured out the basis for the argument, they arrested both men. Police didn’t report on why Lopez wanted his daughter’s boyfriend killed. (RC/KSL Salt Lake City) ...Because she wanted the boyfriend to move in with her, instead of her moving in with him.
Original Publication Date: 17 May 2015
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