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Hahn found guilty of murder-for-hire
The 28-year-old Gresham, Ore., resident could receive life in prison when he is sentenced Dec. 2.
Hahn also faces sentencing for his July 20 conviction on a sexual exploitation of a minor charge.
He could receive 36 months in prison with credit for time served, three to four years probation and $2,150 in fines and court costs for that charge.
Hahn was convicted of trying to hire a fellow Clallam County jail inmate to kill a teenage Sequim girl with whom he had had a sexual relationship.
Hahn met the girl online and reportedly used threatening behavior after she ended the relationship.
She went to police shortly after a Port Angeles woman was killed by an ex-boyfriend who had been stalking her, fearing a similar outcome.
Sequim Police arrested Hahn in March 2008 in a sting operation that brought him to Castle Rock in Washington, thus avoiding the need to extradite him from Oregon.
The trial began Sept. 23, 2009 with preliminary motions but was slowed and possibly headed for dismissal because the prosecution couldn’t locate a material witness who was found on Oct. 1.
Following jury selection, testimony began Oct. 12 and ran for two days before Hahn’s defense attorney, Ralph Anderson, became ill.
It began again on Monday, Oct. 26, and went until the afternoon of Tuesday, Oct. 27, when the jury was given its instructions.
The jury announced shortly after 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, it had reached a guilty verdict.
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