Article posted: 5/14/2013 6:59 PM

Vernon Hills man charged with hiring hitman to kill friend's mother

Police say Vernon Hills man tried to solicit a murder

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A Vernon Hills man is accused of hiring an undercover police officer he believed was a hitman to kill the mother of a woman who was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash with him last year. Jonathan Villasana, 24, of the 0 to 100 block of Timber Lane, is being held in the Lake County jail on $1 million bond after being charged with solicitation of murder and solicitation of murder for hire.
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