School nurse charged in murder-for-hire plot

School nurse charged in murder-for-hire plot

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A school nurse supervisor in Charlotte has been charged in a murder-for-hire plot.

Fathia Davis, a school health nurse supervisor with the Mecklenburg County Health Department, has been charged with use of interstate commerce facilities in the commission of murder-for-hire.

According to a criminal complaint filed in Federal Court, Fathia Davis was willing to pay $4,000 for someone to kill her ex-husband.

CMPD's investigation began January 21 when they say a concerned citizen contacted them and said he was "solicited to commit murder and/or find someone to commit the murder."

Eight days later on January 29, the concerned citizen met with police. He reportedly told them Davis sent him several text messages to "persistently ask him to find someone to murder her ex-husband."

The complaint also states the citizen introduced "undercover detectives" to Davis and that she agreed to pay them $4,000 to shoot her ex-husband Joseph Davis in the head.

According to police, she showed the detectives where her ex-husband lived, gave them an old photo and initially offered to pay them $300 on the spot as a deposit. Investigators say Davis met with the undercover detectives two more times.

During the second meeting she "paid them a $500 down payment" and gave them a cell number to a disposable phone

Mecklenburg County made a brief statement Wednesday morning and said in part, police arrested Davis Tuesday and she has been suspended without pay pending the outcome of the charges.

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