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Talladega Co. man agrees to plead guilty to murder for hire

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Federal prosecutors charged a Talladega County man in connection with his efforts to hire a member of the Ku Klux Klan to murder a man he suspected of raping his wife.  Allen Wayne Densen Morgan of Munford is charged with using and causing someone else to use interstate facilities and travel, a telephone and a motor vehicle, with intent to commit a murder for hire.  The 29 year old has agreed to plead guilty to the charge.

Morgan was arrested in August after he told undercover officers, whom he believed to be members of the KKK, that he would pay them to murder a black neighbor who Morgan's wife had accused of raping her.  Morgan offered a watch, a necklace and a gun as payment for the murder and gave explicit details for the man's torture and murder.

Morgan faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

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