POSTED: Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 11:00pm
UPDATED: Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 11:14pm
FORT WORTH — A federal grand jury has indicted a topless club owner accused of organizing a failed plot to kill a Texas mayor and city attorney, prosecutors announced Thursday.
Ryan Walker Grant of Kennedale was indicted Wednesday on counts of murder for hire and unlawfully transferring a firearm. Each count carries a maximum prison sentence of 10 years.
Grant has been jailed since his April 9 arrest for allegedly seeking a Mexican hit man through an intermediary to kill Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck and attorney Tom Brandt. Brandt of Dallas does legal work for Arlington, a city of more than 365,000 between Dallas and Fort Worth.
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