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Anna Nicole Smith Suspected in Murder for Hire Plot
Anna Nicole Smith Suspected in Murder for Hire Plot

MIAMI -- The FBI investigated whether Anna Nicole Smith plotted to kill her tycoon husband's son as they battled for his father's fortune, but the former Playboy Playmate who died in 2007 was never prosecuted, newly released files show. FBI records, obtained exclusively by The Associated Press, say the agency investigated Smith in 2000 and 2001 in a murder-for-hire plot targeting E. Pierce Marshall, who was at the center of a long legal fight to keep the starlet from collecting his father's oil wealth, valued in the hundreds of millions. The younger Marshall died three years ago of natural causes. The documents released under the Freedom of Information Act depict an...

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