Suspect accused of plotting murder is behind bars

According to police, Ruth Comer is also a person of interest in a separate death investigation

Published On: Aug 30 2013 09:47:15 PM CDT
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -

A 60-year-old woman from San Antonio is behind bars after being charged with criminal solicitation to commit murder.

Investigators said Ruth Comer tried to hire a hit man to carry out the crime, but did not name of the intended target.

Police also said Comer is also a person of interest in a separate death investigation.

Jerry Collins was found murdered in his trailer last January.

According to court documents, Comer stood to gain a lot of money from Collins' will.

Although Comer has not been officially charged in that death.