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Wichita Falls couple arrested for murder-for-hire plot

Jeffery Peyton Jeffery Peyton
Christina Peyton Christina Peyton

WICHITA FALLS, Texas_ A Wichita Falls couple is behind bars after police say they paid an undercover officer to murder their daughter's boyfriend. 

On Thursday, the Wichita Falls SWAT team took Jeffery Peyton, 58, and his wife, 39-year-old Christina, into custody for criminal solicitation to commit capital murder. The suspects are accused of paying the officer $500 to murder their daughter's boyfriend in a dispute over money.

Jeffrey and Christina Peyton's bond was set at $1 million each.

Despite the arrests, police say the case is still under investigation. The boyfriend was unharmed.

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