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Former Food Network host Juan-Carlos Cruz arrested in murder-for-hire plot

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The AP is reporting that former television chef/host of the Food Network’s Calorie Commando, Juan-Carlos Cruz, was arrested in Santa Monica on Thursday for an alleged murder-for-hire plot involving homeless people. Cruz, 48, was booked on suspicion of solicitation to commit murder and is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday. He is being held on $5 million bail.