Wash. man accused of trying to hire hitman TUMWATER, Wash. (AP) — Police in Tumwater, Wash., have arrested a state employee accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill his estranged wife. Brian Cox was booked into jail Tuesday for investigation of criminal solicitation to commit murder. As he was led to jail, he told KIRO-TV in a video interview aired Tuesday night that he "did nothing wrong" and said he was being set up.
June 12, 2013 - The Wenatchee World
Lawyers clash on eve of opening statements in Bulger trial Critical last-minute housekeeping in the mass murder trial of mobster James “Whitey” Bulger ground to a halt today when a shouting match over former hitman John Martorano erupted between prosecutors and the defense. “I hope this isn’t going to continue throughout the trial,” assistant U.S. Attorney Fred Wyshak Jr. snapped at Bulger’s attorney J.W. Carney Jr. “It is!” Carney hollered back.
June 11, 2013 - Boston Herald