The Morgan County Sheriff’s office may have stopped a murder from occurring. According to the Sheriff’s office, deputies got information on a possible murder for hire plot that was to occur in Morgan County last Friday. Deputies using a confidential informant verified the information and an undercover deputy met with 25 year old Nicholas Hartman along with 32 year old Patience Geirsdorf both from Houston, Texas on Wednesday. The subjects attempted to negotiate with the deputy for the murder of a Morgan County man and members of his family. Deputies arrived shortly after to arrest both individuals. Both have been charged with Conspiracy to commit murder in the 1st degree with a bond set at $500,000.