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East Liverpool man arrested after soliciting trooper posing as hired killer

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CHIPPEWA, Pa. - Police arrested a man they say tried to hire a "hit man."

Gregory Travis, 50, of East Liverpool, solicited an undercover trooper posing as a hired killer and now faces charges of criminal solicitation and attempted aggravated assault.

Travis and the trooper met at a restaurant here June 17.

Travis provided the trooper with details of the intended target, motive and payment information according to a criminal complaint.

Travis is awaiting arraignment at the Beaver County Jail.

 

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