Convicted felon linked to murder-for-hire plot

Convicted felon linked to murder-for-hire plot (Image 1)
Convicted felon linked to murder-for-hire plot (Image 1)

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Thursday night arrested a convicted felon on weapon charges after receiving allegations that he was involved in a murder-for-hire plot.

Frank Pittro, 62, of Ardmore, was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of prohibited weapons.

According to a news release, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department received information on Wednesday that Pittro was possibly involved in a plot to have three individuals killed.

The TBI investigated and learned Pittro had numerous felony convictions including murder.

Firearms were found at his residence.

Pittro was booked into the Lincoln County jail without bond.

The investigation is ongoing.

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