When authorities arrested Diane Hart and Vickie Brill in November 2013, they were charged with attempting to hire a hitman to assassinate Diane’s then-husband, Gene Hart.
The plot was foiled due to a timely tip and swift action by authorities. Therefore, if you’re curious about Gene’s whereabouts since then, here’s what we know.
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Who is Gene Michael Hart?
Gene Michael Hart met Diane in 1994 at a bar in Ravenna, Michigan. Diane was divorced and the mother of two daughters at the time.
She was in town to visit her sister, Vickie Brill, and the two spent one evening at a local bar. Diane and Gene hit it off and began dating, marrying in May 1996. He began his career at a turkey processing plant and was later promoted, which required him to work long hours.
Gene raised Diane’s daughters as his own and adopted them shortly after the wedding, according to the show. Later in life, one of Diane’s daughters became pregnant, and Diane was granted custody of the child.
While Gene was at work, Diane spent her time with Vickie. According to the show, he believed Vickie was a bad influence due to her excessive spending. As a result, Gene imposed a spending cap on Diane.
In September 2013, Diane reconnected with an old flame and decided to rekindle their relationship. By November 2013, the show had established that Diane had decided to part ways with Gene.
The escalating conflict prompted her to file for divorce the following month. The authorities eventually discovered that Diane and Vickie were looking to hire someone to murder Gene through Gene and Diane’s twin brother, Dean. Through an undercover operation, the police foiled that plot and saved Gene’s life.
What Has Happened to Gene Hart And Where is He Now?
Authorities discovered during their investigation that the sisters had already attempted to murder Gene about a month prior. According to the show, Diane and Vickie infused his ice cream with viagra and sleeping pills.
Gene, on the other hand, did not die; he became ill. He later told authorities that he wasn’t certain Diane could take such a step but was confident Vickie was plotting his assassination.
She was regarded as manipulative. Gene remarried and moved on with his life, as stated on the show.
According to what we know, he resides in Fruitport, Michigan, and has chosen to remain anonymous.