Iowan accused of putting ad on Craigslist to hire someone to kill her dad

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Posted: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 12:00 am

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — A Dubuque woman allegedly looking for someone to kill her father turned to Craigslist to find a possible hire but instead met with an undercover officer.

The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office said Megan Schmidt, 23, posted an inquiry Saturday on the advertising website that offered $10,000 for an undisclosed job. Interested callers were told upfront about the murder-for-hire job, Capt. Bob Lynn said.

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