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Man hired hitmen to kill Florida teen he sexually assaulted: police

Four people are facing charges in connection to a $10,000 murder-for-hire conspiracy that saw a teenage Florida girl shot dead after she told police she was sexually assaulted by a man.

Isabella Scavelli, 17, of Brooksville, was allegedly shot dead on her doorstep by two men on Feb. 7, one day after reporting to the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) that Lenard White, whom she knew, had attacked her. Scavelli’s mother was also seriously injured in the alleged hit after the teen opened the door to a hail of gun fire.

Now investigators at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Middle District of Florida say White hired two men – Sheldon Robinson, 21, and Keshawn Woods, 22 – to carry out the gunning down of Scavelli because she spoke out.

Meanwhile, Janet Williams, Robinson’s mother, was charged with multiple counts of providing false statements to federal agents after she allegedly discovered $6,000 cash in her home and was not forthcoming to law enforcement about the money.

If convicted on all counts, White, Robinson, and Woods each face mandatory life imprisonment, or the federal death penalty. Williams faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison for each of the three false statement counts.

Chris Pandolfo is a writer for Fox News Digital. Send tips to chris.pandolfo@fox.com and follow him on Twitter @ChrisCPandolfo.

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