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Murderer's Chilling Phone Call Details Castration Plot

2/19/2013 10:31 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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A convicted murderer's terrifying phone call to a hit man -- in which he describes a plot to murder and castrate Justin Bieber and his bodyguard -- has been released.

The phone call -- obtained by KOAT 7 News in Albuquerque, NM -- was placed from a Las Cruces prison last November by Dana Martin, who's currently serving two life sentences for raping and killing a 15-year-old girl.

Martin -- reportedly obsessed with Justin Bieber -- is the first voice on the tape. The person he's calling is Tanner Ruane, the man who's accused of conspiring to carry out the Bieber castration since Martin was behind bars.

Ruane is the nephew of a former Las Cruces inmate named Mark Staake, whom Martin had also allegedly recruited to help carry out the murder following Staake's release last fall.

In the clips released by KOAT, Martin tells Ruane ... "[Mark's] going to kill the pit bulls and you're going to castrate them."

According to police, "pit bulls" was the code word for Bieber and his bodyguard.

In the call, Ruane mentions the "hedge clippers" he was planning to use to carry out the deed.

Martin also describes how to perform the murders using his signature paisley tie -- "Tie it really really tight. Knot it in the front once, really tight, put it in a knot. That cuts off the oxygen, and then tie it in the back again, really tight. That seals the deal."

As we reported, the murders were supposed to go down in New York City soon after this telephone call took place ... while Bieber was in town performing at MSG. Ruane and Staake were subsequently intercepted by police before anything happened.


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this was a flawed plan, Justin doesn´t have genitals!

618 days ago

Fat Jesus    

If only they had succeeded in their plan.

618 days ago

Joan K    

I'm not crazy about the little guy but come on, this is downright sick. I am glad they got the sick bastards before they could do something like this. Now keep the sickos in prison, please?

618 days ago


Imagine their surprise if they got a hold of Beiber and realized he didn't have any balls to cut off.

618 days ago


Can't stand the kid's music but this is just sick. And wrong. I'm glad the cops finally did something right for once and stopped this crazy plot before it got going.

618 days ago


Good thing this guy got caught or Bieber be singing like a choir boys

618 days ago


I mean I understand the motive, but actually going through it is a little more than the average person. We should think more about why a less than 20 year old canadian boy has so much sway with the world, cuttingforbieber being the most terrible, sure its not biebers fault its those dumb ****s for cutting themselves because he smoked weed, stop raising kids so god damn crazy where you can't even smoke weed without them cutting themselves that is retarded. Even if he snorted coke on camera you shouldn't cut yourself for someone.

Justin Bieber is gonna explode in a fiery ball of bad press eventually, I will be filling up the popcorn for that *plops seat* "this gun be good"

618 days ago


I thought Bieber had a vagina.

618 days ago


These THUGS are scary

618 days ago


A world of winners.

618 days ago


That was very creepy. They were talking like they were planning a boys weekend or a business venture - not a double murder and castration. Did I hear correctly ... $5,000 per ball?

618 days ago


I'm mean if you don't llike Justing Bieber just don't listen to his music...

618 days ago


Man this country has a VIOLENT CULTURE... Everyone wants to kill everyone WTF

618 days ago

The Queen    

Truly sickening! I'm a mother and I would love a short time with him in a cell with hedgers!

618 days ago


Justine Bieber.

As long as he makes money.

618 days ago
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