Idaho adult film actress sentenced to 10 years in foiled murder-for-hire case

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — A Post Falls woman was sentenced to 10 years in prison for hiring a hitman to kill the father of her one of her children.

Adult film actress Katrina Danforth, who also goes by the name Lynn Pleasant or Lynn Passion, pleaded guilty to two counts of using interstate commerce in the commission of murder for hire. She admitted to hiring a hitman, meeting him in person, calling him on the phone and mailing him a thank you card with a $2,500 cash down payment. The hitman turned out to be an undercover police officer.

According to court records, Danforth has two children, including a child she shares with the victim in the case.

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Danforth’s attorney wrote in court filings that Danforth acted in adult films, saying that she “did porn for the money.” Court records also show she has been a child care worker and has a license to do nails, along with training in massage therapy.

Beyond her time served, Danforth will be spend three years under supervised release and will be required to pay a $1,000 fine.

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