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Pasco teen accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill a school employee

Deputies say he offered $100,000 on Instagram.

HUDSON, Fla. — The Pasco County Sheriff's Office says a Fivay High School student used social media to try to hire a hitman to kill a school employee.

According to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office, 18-year old Nicholas Godfrey sent messages on Instagram saying, "I need a guy who could kill someone."

The sheriff's office report goes on to say Godfrey offered $100,000 for "the victim's head."

A search warrant was obtained and investigators say Godfrey admitted to sending the messages.

Godfrey was arrested and taken to the Pasco County Jail.

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