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Man held in conspiracy to kidnap, commit murder

A man taken into custody Monday night is held on charges of conspiracy to kidnap and to commit murder, Police Chief Alan Weatherford said.

Daniel Magee, 39, is accused of planning to hire someone to kidnap and kill his former girlfriend, Weatherford said.

Magee being is held at the Harrison County jail on $150,000 bond set by Justice Court Judge Gene Dedeaux.

The Sun Herald is working on an updated story.