Ohio Model Convicted of Trying to Hire Assassin to Murder Her Husband's Ex-Wife
A court official confirms to PEOPLE that jurors convicted an Ohio fashion model on Wednesday, finding her guilty of trying to hire a hit man to kill the mother of her husband’s children.
But the jury cleared Tara Lambert, 33, of Circleville, Ohio, of attempting to commission her husband’s murder.
Lambert met with an undercover cop posing as a hired killer and provided the cop with a down payment and a picture of her stepchildren’s mother. During her conversations with the undercover officer, she suggested using a wood chipper to dispose of the remains, records show.
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It took less than an hour of deliberations before jurors returned a guilty verdict.
On Wednesday, court officials say a judge ordered Lambert held without bond.
She will be sentenced on Feb. 17 and faces over ten years in prison.