An imprisoned U.S. man whose infatuation with Canadian singer Justin Bieber included a tattoo of the pop star on his leg has told investigators in New Mexico he hatched a plot to kill him.
Documents in a New Mexico court say Dana Martin, a convicted killer, told investigators he persuaded a man he met in prison and the man’s nephew to kill the pop superstar, as well as Bieber’s bodyguard and two others not connected to the pop star.
Martin told investigators that Mark Staake and Tanner Ruane travelled east across the U.S., planning to be near a Bieber concert in New York City.
Instead, the men missed a turn and crossed into Canada from Vermont.
Staake was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Ruane was arrested later.
Justin Bieber alleged murder plot foiled by wrong turn to Canada-