Convicted felon arrested in murder for hire plot

Frank Pittro (Source: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation)
Frank Pittro (Source: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation)

LINCOLN COUNTY, TN (WAFF) - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested a convicted felon for allegedly being involved with a murder for hire plot.

Thursday night, authorities arrested Frank Pittro, 62 of Ardmore, Tennessee, and charged him with unlawful possession of a firearm and prohibited weapons.

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Department said they received information that Pittro was possibly involved in a plot to kill three people.

According to agents, Pittro had numerous felony convictions including murder.

Pittro was booked into the Lincoln County Jail without bond. Authorities are continuing to investigate.

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