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Livonia Man Charged in Murder-For-Hire

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Scott Fraser Porter, 48 (DOB: 03/02/1971), of Livonia, in connection with solicitation to murder.

On April 2, 2019, it is alleged that Defendant Scott Fraser Porter, solicited a male acquaintance to kill a female friend's husband. Investigation by the Plymouth Township Police Department led to the arrest of Porter on April 3, 2019.

Porter has been charged with of Solicitation of Murder (with a penalty of Life or any term of years) and two counts of Computers - Using to Commit a Crime (with a maximum penalty of Imprisonment of 20 years or more.)*

He was arraigned on April 5, 2019 before Judge Michael Gerou in 35th District Court in Plymouth, MI. The Probable Cause Conference was held this morning, April 12, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. The Preliminary Examination that was scheduled for April 22, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. before Judge James Plakas has been cancelled. The defendant has been referred for a competency evaluation with a tentative next court date of July 12, 2019. The defendant received a $500,000 cash/surety bond, with a GPS tether.

*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.