TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Aug 27, 2018
The lawyer for a Roane County woman accused of solicitation to commit first-degree murder notified the court that the defense will assert entrapment occurred, Roane County News reports. Laura Ann Buckingham was arrested in 2016 when she allegedly attempted to hire a hitman to kill the father of her child, but the man she contacted to hire was an undercover officer. The state has yet to file a response to the notice to use an entrapment defense.