Osceola County

Competency evaluation continues for accused mastermind of botched murder-for-hire plot

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — Prosecutors and the attorney for the accused mastermind behind a botched murder-for-hire plot were back in court in Osceola County on Thursday morning.

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Investigators said Ishnar Lopez-Ramos hired two people to kill a romantic rival in 2018, but they killed the wrong woman, Janice Torres.

On Thursday, Lopez-Ramos’ attorney said evaluations of her competency to stand trial are still ongoing.

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Her next hearing is scheduled for February.

One of the suspects in the case, Alexis Ramos-Rivera, was convicted of murder last year.

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