There are new developments for a former news reporter and U.S. Senate candidate who's accused in a murder-for-hire plot.

District attorney Tony Clark tells us T.K. Owens is expected to enter a plea Wednesday in Jonesborough on charges of solicitation of a minor and solicitation to commit murder.

In October, investigators say he tried to hire a hitman to kill his uncle, who is a deputy in Carter County and a minister.

We will bring you more facts on this story as they become available..