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Christian Harvey, alleged sex offender, acquitted of putting $200 hit on prosecutor

Update below: Did Christian Harvey, busted on assorted sex-crime charges, seriously try to hire his cellmate to murder his prosecutor? Or was he talking out of his ass?

A jury has sided with the latter explanation despite a recording of the alleged plan, a supposed confession and bail in the case that totaled an impressive $10 million. One possible reason: Harvey is said to have only offered $200 for the hit. Details, photos and video below.

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