The Transylvania Times -

By Kevin Fuller
Staff Writer 

Melton Found Guilty Of Murder-For-Hire Case - Brevard NC


Darrel Melton

Darrell Melton, who was found guilty of attempted first-degree murder and solicitation of murder, was sentenced Thursday to a minimum of 13 years and a maximum of roughly 17 years in prison for the attempted first-degree murder guilty verdict. He was also sentenced to a minimum of roughly five years and maximum of roughly seven years for the solicitation of murder verdict, which will run consecutively.

It took jurors just over an hour of deliberation on Wednesday to choose the fate of the 47-year-old Melton.

Prosecutors laid out the claims during the trial that Melton, who lived in Fletch...

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