Friday, February 27, 2009

John Graziano, Sr. Arrested For Attempted Murder/May Have Wanted Linda Hogan Killed

Details behind the arrest of John Graziano Sr, who was involved in a murder plot against his wife!

John Graziano, Sr. (pictured above) has been arrested today for a murder plot against his wife, Debra, reports numerous Florida media outlets. John is the father of John Graziano, Jr. who was horribly injured in the 2007 car wreck involving Hulk Hogan's son, Nick.

In sickening, ironic fashion, Graziano, Sr. had hired what he thought to be a hitman to kill his wife by way of an accidental automobile accident. The hitman was an undercover cop assigned to the investigate Graziano after they had received a tip of the plot in December.

Authorities think Graziano, Sr. was trying to escape financial issues resulting from his and Debra's divorce. He was arrested at 11am this morning and arraigned this afternoon.

Update: Graziano Sr May Have Wanted Linda Hogan Killed

The following has been posted over at

Clearwater, Florida -- Ed Graziano is behind bars accused of trying to hire someone to kill his wife. But Linda Bollea apparently believes Graziano wanted to hurt her too.

Bollea's publicist tells 10 Connects "people around the case" have told Hulk Hogan's estranged wife Graziano also made threats aimed at Bollea. After hearing about the possible threats Bollea's publicist described her as "scared to death."

Bollea issued a statement Thursday night saying "Any threat from Ed Graziano would and is being taken very seriously."

A spokesperson for the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office could not confirm the alleged threats aimed at Bollea, but they did detail Graziano's apparent attempt to kill his wife.

Credit: Chris Cash and Nick Paglino @

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