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Ex-Cleveland Clinic nurse is heading to prison in murder-for-hire plot
Restitution is also part of Andre Martin's sentence

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In The Region:

A Northeast Ohio nurse has been sentenced to a dozen years in federal prison in a murder-for-hire conspiracy. 

Twenty-three-year-old Andrew Martin of Trumbull County was a registered nurse at the Cleveland Clinic when he offered an emergency room patient $10,000 to kill an elderly woman whose Lakewood home he had fraudulently transferred. The patient reported him to police. 

Martin pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges earlier this year. Besides the prison time, Martin was ordered today to pay more than $83,000 in restitution.       

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