by: Richard Thompson Updated:Olympia, Wash. —
A KIRO 7 crew was there as a state employee was brought to jail Tuesday evening, accused of trying to hire a hit man to murder his wife.
Tumwater Police brought 54-year-old Brian Cox to the Thurston County Jail.
He is an employee with the State Department of Financial Institutions.
Cox is accused of contacting a man and trying to arrange the murder of his estranged wife.
Before entering the jail in Olympia, Cox told KIRO 7 he has done nothing wrong he claimed he was being set up.