Tampa, Florida -- A former Bloomingdale High School teacher accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill another teacher was back in court on Monday.
James Pepe told the judge he no longer wants Joe Episcopo representing him. The judge appointed a public defender to represent him until a new attorney can take over.
Last summer, Plant City Police say Pepe tried to hire a hitman to killed Robert Meredith, a social studies teacher at Strawberry Crest High School...
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