Motion denied to recuse judge in murder-for-hire case

Leon Jacob, the man accused of trying to hire an undercover officer to kill his ex-girlfriend, was in court Friday.

HOUSTON - Leon Jacob, the man accused of trying to hire an undercover officer to kill his ex-girlfriend, was in court Friday.

A motion was denied to recuse the judge overseeing the case.

Related: New details released in murder-for-hire plot and suicide

Jacob’s lawyer, George Parnham, claimed the judge made comments showing he had bias in the case.

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