An inmate who is accused of attempting to solicit other inmates to murder a member of his family has been arrested by Connecticut State Police.
Troopers said detectives arrested 29-year-old inmate Joseph Arroyo on Tuesday after a murder-for-hire investigation that began on May 17, 2018.
According to police, Arroyo was incarcerated at the New Haven Correctional Center and was soliciting other inmates to have his brother-in-law killed.
Arroyo was arrested by warrant and was charged with inciting injury to person or property.
Police said Arroyo is currently incarcerated at Osborn Correctional Institution, where he was processed and held on a $500,000 bond.
He remains in the custody of the Department of Corrections and is expected to be arraigned on January 30.