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Former prominent banker heads to trial for alleged murder-for-hire plot

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Chris Latham  is accused of working with his girlfriend, Wendy Moore, and several other of her acquaintances to have Nancy Latham killed. Chris Latham is accused of working with his girlfriend, Wendy Moore, and several other of her acquaintances to have Nancy Latham killed.
CHARLESTON, SC - Chris Latham, a former Bank of America executive in Charleston, heads to trail on Monday for allegedly conspiring to kill his wife of more than 20 years, Nancy Latham.

Latham was arrested during a trip to upstate South Carolina, where he also was denied bond back in August.

Latham  is accused of working with his girlfriend, Wendy Moore, and several other of her acquaintances to have Nancy Latham killed.

Related: Latham murder for hire hearing: The "Hit Packet" questions

Moore reportedly hired convict and  Moore's ex-husband, Samuel Yanawine, and his former cell mate, Aaron Wilkenson, as the hit men.

The plot was allegedly foiled when one of the hired hit men was pulled over by police during a traffic stop.

In a twist of events, Yanawine, hanged himself in his Georgetown County jail cell in June.

The trail for Latham starts Monday morning in federal court.
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