Advertisement

Walsall father accused of hiring hit-man to kill ex-wife in the US

The latest on William Wallace - the father from Walsall accused of hiring a hit man to kill his ex-wife in Orange County in America.

View all 4 updates ›

Man accused of hiring hit-man to kill ex-wife in America

William Wallace is originally from the Yew Tree estate in Walsall Credit: District Attorney's Office, Orange County

A father from Walsall is tonight in jail in Orange County, California, charged with hiring a hit man to kill his ex-wife. Police in America say he was involved in a custody battle.

Detectives say he planned for his former wife to be killed while he was back home in the Midlands for Christmas.

William Wallace is originally from the Yew Tree estate in Walsall, and is due to appear in court again in Orange County next Tuesday.

More top news