Man Pleads Guilty in Murder Solicitation Case

Yakima Jail Inmates Will Pay When Booked into Jail

A Yakima man accused of soliciting a hit on his daughter in law will no longer be going to trial.

Gerald Shafer pleaded guilty yesterday to felony harassment and domestic violence threat to kill.

Before the deal, he was charged with solicitation of murder — court documents state shafer offered an undercover officer money to kill his daughter in law.

Their conversation was recorded, which subsequently led to Shafer’s arrest.