Teen tried to kill parents in murder-for-hire plot with money stolen from them

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LAKE COUNTY, Fla. (CNN) – Police say a Florida teenager stole her parents’ money to hire someone to kill them.

Alyssa Hatcher appeared in a Lake County courtroom Wednesday.

According to a police affidavit, the 17-year-old stole nearly $1,500 from her parents’ bank account.

The affidavit says the teen paid $400 to a friend to kill her parents.

When it didn’t happen, Hatcher reportedly paid someone else $900 to do it.

The documents state she also used the money to buy cocaine.

Hatcher has been charged as a juvenile with two counts of criminal solicitation for murder.

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