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Bond hearing set for man charged in murder-for-hire plot

HOUSTON – A bond hearing has been set for a man charged in a murder-for-hire plot in River Oaks.

Leon Jacob is currently in jail on no bond, accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill his ex-girlfriend and his current girlfriend's ex-husband.

His current girlfriend, Valerie McDaniel, has already bonded out of jail.

Jacob was previously charged with assaulting and stalking his ex-girlfriend, whom authorities said was the focus of the plot.

Jacob's bond hearing is April 12.