Sixth arrest made in connection with suspected ‘murder-by-hire’ in Klamath County

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A sixth person has been arrested in connection with an alleged murder-by-hire in Klamath County.

41-year-old Jesse Griffith was arrested Saturday on charges including abuse of a corpse.

Investigators believe Griffith conspired with others to dispose of the body of Pedro Padilla.

Corey Agard is accused of murdering Padilla in late November.

Police say Tori Hill paid Agard $10,000 to kill Padilla.

Suspect Joshua Holloway faces murder charges for his alleged involvement.

Kim Oelke and Julie Davis are also charged with abuse of a corpse, and tampering with evidence.

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