(WXYZ) - Bob Bashara has pleaded guilty to Solicitation of Murder charges at a pre-trial hearing at Wayne County Circuit Court.
He now admits trying to hire a hitman to kill his handyman Joe Gentz.
Gentz is behind bars charged with the murder of Bashara's wife Jane.
Gentz says Bashara forced him to do it.
Bob Bashara has never been charged in connection with his wife's death.
Bashara's sentencing is scheduled for November 20 at 8:30 a.m.
Jane Bashara's body was found in the backseat of her SUV in Detroit back in January. An autopsy found that she had been strangled.