TEXAS TEEN, WIFE HIRED HIT MAN TO KILL WEALTHY JEWELER FATHER AND MOM, POLICE SAY

A Texas jeweler was shot to death in a murder-for-hire plot put in motion by the man’s teenaged son and his wife, both 19, police say.

Nicolas Patrick Shaughnessy and Jaclyn Alexa Edison, of College Station, Texas, a suburb of Austin, were arrested on Tuesday and charged with hiring a hitman to kill Shaughnessy’s parents, according to KXAN TV, the local NBC affiliate in Austin, Texas.

“Shaughnessy and Edison are alleged to have conspired together and hired someone to murder Shaughnessy’s parents, Theodore and Corey Shaughnessy,” the Travis County Sheriff’s Department said in a press release.