The ex-girlfriend of a Chicago police officer was busted in an alleged murder-for-hire plot to kidnap and burn alive the woman she blamed for her break-up.
Lissette Ortiz, 54, on Nov. 18 allegedly offered to pay a man $5,000 to take out the 62-year-old woman she believed had recently started dating her cop ex-girlfriend, CBS Chicago reported.
Ortiz wanted the job done before Thanksgiving, so her ex-girlfriend and the new woman wouldn’t be able to spend the holiday together, Cook County prosecutors said in documents filed Sunday.
If the man couldn’t carry the plot out himself, Ortiz offered him $500 and a large TV to introduce her to someone who would, prosecutors said.
Instead, the man, identified as “witness 2” in court documents, went to the cops, who sent an undercover officer to play the role of assassin.
Ortiz met with the undercover Nov. 20 and offered him $5,000 to abduct the woman, drive her to a remote location and set the vehicle on fire — preferably while she was still alive, prosecutors said.
She also wanted the victim to know she’d been the one to plot the murder, before the hitman set her ablaze, according to the court docs.
After, she planned on taking off to Puerto Rico, prosecutors said.
Ortiz was arrested shortly after her meeting with the undercover cop.
She was held without bail Sunday on one felony count of solicitation of murder for hire.
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