Matthews man pleads guilty in murder-for-hire plot

- A sentencing date is coming to a Matthews man who confessed to a murder-for-hire plot. 

Authorities said Bryant Budi pleaded guilty in federal court after hatching a plot to sprinkle a radioactive substance in an unidentified man's food. 

Court documents show Budi unwittingly contacted a covert FBI employee online while trying to buy radioactive material. 

Related: Matthews man accused of hiring hitman, buying 'radioactive substance' to kill tenant 

Budi faces a possible life sentence. A date has not been set. 

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