06/09/2011 07:47 pm ET | Updated Aug 09, 2011

David Voelkert-Angela Voelkert Divorce: Charges Dropped In Facebook Murder Plot Case

JUNE 9--In an embarrassing about-face, federal prosecutors yesterday abruptly dropped criminal charges against an Indiana man who they accused of bugging his ex-wife's automobile.

The FBI last Friday arrested David Voelkert, 38, largely on the basis of messages the South Bend man recently exchanged with a purported 17-year-old Facebook friend named "Jessica Studebaker."

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