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A former Food Network chef is suspected of cooking up a recipe for murder by offering homeless men living on the streets of Downtown Los Angeles cash to kill his wife. Authorities say Juan-Carlos Cruz — the former star of the television weight-loss series Calorie Commando — tried to hire homeless hit men to strangle his former high school sweetheart, attorney Jennifer Campbell.

Cruz is being held in the Los Angeles County Jail on $5 million bond.

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