Barryton Man Accused of Murder for Hire - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Barryton Man Accused of Murder for Hire

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Officers say a Barryton man tried to hire someone to kill his estranged wife.

Police say someone tipped them off about the man looking for someone to commit the murder.

An undercover officer posed as a killer, and on June 25th, officers say the man offered him a payment for the crime.

Officers arrested him the next day during a traffic stop near Barryton for a number of crimes.

The man's name is not being released yet, and he is scheduled to be charged today.

Northern Michigan's News Leader is working to uncover more details.