Report: Food Network Chef Asked That Wife’s Would-Be Killer Not Harm Their Dogs

Juan Carlos Cruz recommended killing with pantyhose to avoid “bloody mess,” according to court documents obtained by Los Angeles Times

Former Food Network chef Juan Carlos Cruz told a homeless man he hired to kill his wife to avoid harming his two dogs and consider strangulation with pantyhose to avoid leaving a "bloody mess," according to newly released court documents obtained by The Los Angeles Times.

The documents show Cruz elaborately planned how he wanted his wife killed and even provided doggie treats so his dogs would not bark.

Cruz was sentenced to nine years in state prison after pleading no contest in October to attempted solicitation of murder.

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