Victim's wife part of trio accused in McKinney murder-for-hire plot

A murder-for-hire plot has stunned residents of an upscale McKinney neighborhood.

Police say a 33-year-old woman and her boyfriend hired a hit-man to kill her 66-year-old husband.

The husband is dead, and now all three alleged conspirators are in custody.

Police say Chansamorn Pokai found her husband, Richard Moore, dead from gunshot wounds in their Craig Ranch home on Feb. 27.

"There was marital strife between them," said Assistant Chief Randy Roland with the McKinney Police Department. "She was in a relationship, be it friendly or romantic, with Stephen Brockway, and at some point, those two decided our victim…they were going to plan this murder."

Brockaway became the focal point.

Police wanted to know how long he had been carrying on with Pokai. He posted a picture of them together back in 2012 on his Facebook page, but detectives don't know how he met the alleged hit-man, Ronald Rosser.

Pokai and her husband had a 7-year-old daughter together and a stepchild who lived with them.

"They were a very quiet family," said neighbor John Guerrieri. "He, the husband, appeared to go to school. There's a school behind us and he would walk the youngest home."

Investigators didn't divulge a specific motive, but they said that in Pokai's initial interview, she revealed money was missing from a safe inside the home, which they believed to be part of her cover-up.

"it's not like you were hearing screaming and yelling," said Guerrieri. "There was nothing to indicate."

Neighbors had been watching the news, hoping for a break in the case, but the murder-for-hire plot twist was one they didn't see coming.

All three suspects are being held on a $1 million bond.

Rosser is also facing federal gun charges and will be transferred to Collin County at some point.

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