UC Riverside student charged with soliciting murder

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Dennis Lin and Barbara Wu had a turbulent relationship like thousands of other couples. The dating UC Riverside students would quarrel but forgive, insult yet forget, scuffle and then make up.

But what made this relationship different is what caused Lin to secretly record Wu for the police and what has Lin concerned for his safety: Wu wanted Lin to be her accomplice to murder, court documents say.

Wu, 22, was arrested May 23 after demanding that Lin break the legs of one of her ex-boyfriends before killing him, Lin wrote in a request for a restraining order filed the next day in Superior Court in Riverside.

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