Report: TV chef planned killing of wife for love

FILE - In this Monday, May 17, 2010 file photo Juan Carlos Cruz, 48, a former Food Network television chef, is shown at the Los Angeles Superior Court Airport branch in Los Angeles. The former "Calorie Commando" TV chef Cruz has been sentenced to nine years in prison on a charge of soliciting two homeless men to murder his wife. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes,File)

December 15, 2010 6:27:40 AM PST
The TV celebrity chef known as the "Calorie Commando" came up with quite a plot: He would attend a party for his latest cookbook, "The Love Diet," while two homeless hitmen murdered his wife of 17 years.