CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- A Franklin County Prison inmate was charged Tuesday with trying to hire a hit man to kill the victim he is charged with shooting in February, Pennsylvania State Police said.
The inmate, Gregory Aaron Rouzer, allegedly conspired with a Mercersburg woman to hire an undercover Pennsylvania State Police trooper to kill the victim, said Cpl. Shawn Flaherty of the McConnellsburg station.
Rouzer, 40, was charged with criminal conspiracy to commit homicide and criminal solicitation to commit homicide, Flaherty said. He was being held without bond, police said.
The woman, Mildred J. Tressler, 46, of Reeder Road, was charged with criminal conspiracy to commit homicide and hindering apprehension or prosecution by harboring or concealing, Flaherty said. She was being held on $1 million bond at Franklin County Prison Tuesday night, a prison spokesman confirmed.