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Elderly man charged with attempting to hire hit man

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Jackie Allen Fox (Alexander County Sheriff's Office) Jackie Allen Fox (Alexander County Sheriff's Office)
TAYLORSVILLE, NC (WBTV) -

A Taylorsville man is behind bars after investigators say he had solicited another person about killing someone.

Jackie Allen Fox, 70, of Taylorsville, is charged with one count of solicitation to commit murder, according to the news release from the Alexander County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies told WBTV that Fox offered another man $2,500 to have someone killed.

According to the sheriff, Fox believed the potential victim had stolen from him and he wanted that man "hurt or taken out."

Fox was arrested on Dec. 31 when deputies pulled him over on Liberty Lane. He was placed in the Alexander County Jail under a $750,000 bond.

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