Crime 3 arrested in Florida murder-for-hire plot in which wrong woman was killed

21:41  13 january  2018
21:41  13 january  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

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Investigators say Janice Zengotita-Torrres, 42, was killed after being mistaken for the target in a murder - for - hire plot in Osceola County, Fla. (Fox 35 Orlando). One station reported that Gibson choked up as he announced the arrests .

Authorities in Florida say the wrong person was killed last Sunday in a murder - for - hire plot set up by another woman . Lopez was arrested Friday and Ramos and Montes were arrested later that day a hotel near Orlando. Police said all three confessed to the crime.

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Authorities late Friday announced three arrests in the death of 42-year-old Janice Zengotita-Torres, of Kissimmee. Her body was found Tuesday.

They said Ishnar Lopez-Ramos, 35, wanted to kill a woman who was in a relationship with a man she loved, Fox 35 Orlando reported. That woman, who was never harmed, and Zengotita-Torres, who was married and the mother of a 14-year-old boy, were co-workers.

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Midway through the plot , the pair realized they had targeted the wrong woman . All three suspects were arrested and charged with first-degree murder Friday. Three suspects have been charged with first-degree-murder after the wrong woman was killed in a Florida murder - for - hire plot .

Authorities in Florida say the wrong person was killed last Sunday in a botched murder - for - hire plot set up by a scorned woman . Lopez, the woman who arranged the plot , was arrested on Friday when she tried to use an ATM card.

Lopez-Ramos then hired Alexis Ramos-Rivera and Glorianmarie Quinones Montes to carry out the murder, the station reported.

According to the station, the pair, both 22, kidnapped Zengotita-Torres after she left work Sunday and drove home.

Osceola County Sheriff Russ Gibson said they eventually realized Zengotita-Torres was the wrong woman, but they killed her anyway.

"The suspects continued with their plan of murder and tied the victim with zip ties, and then her head in duct tape and garbage bags," he said, according to the station.

He said when Zengotita-Torres tried to fight back she was beaten unconscious.

Her killers drove 80 miles and dumped her body in Volusia County, the station reported.

Investigators arrested Lopez-Ramos after she used Zengotita-Torres’ ATM card, the station reported. She led investigators to the other two suspects in the case. They have been charged with murder and jailed.

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3 arrested in Florida murder - for - hire plot in which wrong woman - www.foxnews.com. Osceola County Sheriff Russ Gibson said they eventually realized Zengotita-Torres was the wrong woman , but they killed her anyway.

“All three confirmed that this was a murder-for-hire and that the victim was mistakenly targeted and murdered," Gibson said.

One station reported that Gibson choked up as he announced the arrests.

"I get emotional because it just touches me so deeply that one of our citizens was killed in such a manner over a mistaken identification, and in the end it appears to be a lovers' triangle," he said, according to WFTV. "Wow."

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