Troy Neville

A total of $1 million was set for bonds for a Lampasas man accused in a murder-for-hire plot.

A Lampasas man was indicted on charges of soliciting the murders of the Lampasas police chief and an ex-wife, according to a news release.

On Thursday, a Coryell County grand jury indicted Troy Neville, 45, on two counts of solicitation of murder, a first-degree felony punishable by five to 99 years in jail.

Neville solicited two people to try and murder his ex-wife, Rebecca Neville, and her sister Sammy Bailey, who is the chief of police for the Lampasas Police Department, according to a release from Coryell County District Attorney Dusty Boyd.

The Texas Rangers investigation was initiated in August following a confidential tip, according to the release.

254-501-7552 |

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.