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LU Student Said to Plot to Kill Her Ex-Boyfriend

A 20-Year-Old Woman Nabbed By OSBI and FBI

LANGSTON--A Langston University student has been charged with trying to hire at least four men to kill her ex-boyfriend.

Avalone Fishback, 20, was arrested at her campus dormitory room by university police after a joint investigation was conducted by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Miss Fishback was charged last week with one count of first-degree solicitation for first-degree murder and is being held in the Logan County Jail.

The LU co-ed is being held on a $150,000 bond.

According to a probable cause affidavit, Miss Fishback admitted to investigators she wanted her ex-boyfriend "dead because he had betrayed her, lied to her mother and broke off the relationship he had with her."

OSBI agents were contacted by law enforcement officers in Lee’s Summit, Mo., regarding the alleged plot, according to agents.

Court documents said a man was contacted by a user of the dating Website, plentyoffish, in late August.

Then, an FBI special agent took over the man’s account in early September, but that account was no longer being used, court documents said.

When FBI and OSBI agents met with Miss Fishback on

Oct. 2 at her campus apartment, she admitted to soliciting the man to kill her former boyfriend, who lives in Missouri, according to the probable cause affidavit.

Miss Fishback also told investigators during the interview that she had spoken or met with at least three others about the plot.

One instance led to a face-to-face meeting in July at Stars & Stripes Park in Oklahoma City with a man who asked for $1,000 to...To Read More...subscribe to the blackchronicle newspaper