According to a 51-page document, Leon Jacob filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2016.
Jacob owed about $200,000 to 17 creditors, including a casino and his ex-wife.
Jacob and the late veterinarian Valerie McDaniel were both facing charges for allegedly hiring a hit man to kill their exes.
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Monday, McDaniel was found dead after apparently jumping from her high-rise condo.
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Jacob is said to have loved McDaniel. His attorney asked the judge if he could be released from jail to attend McDaniel's funeral, but the judge refused.
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