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February 1, 2015

Anniston attorney charged with soliciting for murder while in jail on murder-for-hire charge

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Matthew Merrill

Posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014 4:29 pm | Updated: 8:13 pm, Thu Jul 31, 2014.

An Anniston attorney charged in an alleged murder-for-hire plot faces an additional charge in which prosecutors say that while in jail, he asked  a fellow inmate to commit murder.

Matthew Merrill, 32, was arrested July 25 while already in custody on other charges. Merrill is charged with soliciting a fellow inmate in the Calhoun County Jail between May 5 and July 24 to kill Patrick Thomas McCarroll and Lindsey Ghee.

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