Brother-In-Law Targeted In Woman’s Murder-For-Hire Scheme

Corrina Joy

SALISBURY — A local woman is being held without bond this week after allegedly conspiring to arrange the murder of her brother-in-law.

Corrina Joy, 47, of Selbyville, was arrested at her home last Friday by members of the Maryland State Apprehension Team and was charged with conspiracy to commit first-degree murder. The arrest came less than a week after the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office learned of efforts being made by Joy to arrange for the murder of her brother-in-law.

On Sunday, Aug. 16, the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by an unnamed individual who told police he had met with Joy to have a cursory conversation about arranging the murder of her brother-in-law. The Wicomico Bureau of Investigation was contacted and assumed the case. Through a week-long investigation, measures were taken to confirm Joy’s intent.

Investigators gained sufficient evidence that Joy had displayed the intent and ability and had taken the necessary steps to secure a firearm in an effort to carry out the crime of murder. Investigators applied for and received an arrest warrant for Joy last Friday and she was arrested at her home in Selbyville without incident.

As of mid-week, Joy was being held in the Wicomico County Detention Center without bond. A preliminary hearing has been set for Sept. 3.

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