Arapahoe County Inmate accused of trying to hire hit man to kill prosecutor

An inmate in the Arapahoe County jail has been charged with attempted murder based on allegations that he tried to hire his cellmate to kill a prosecutor.

Christian Harvey, 19, is being held on $10 million bail on charges of attempted first-degree murder and solicitation to commit murder, said Lynn Kimbrough, a spokeswoman for the Denver district attorney's office. Kimbrough said Harvey is accused of trying to hire a cellmate to kill an Arapahoe County prosecutor who handled a prior case of his.

The Denver district attorney's office is acting as special prosecutor in the case.

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