REYNOLDS COUNTY, Mo. (KSDK) – Reynolds Sheriff deputies arrested a woman for attempting to hire a hit man to kill her ex-boyfriend.

Cassandra Rayfield has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, according to Reynold's County Sheriff Deputies.

The sheriff's office received information about Rayfield attempting to hire someone to kill her ex-boyfriend. An undercover officer met with her and received money, photographs and other information related to murdering her ex-boyfriend.

She told the officer she wanted to kill her ex-boyfriend because of an ongoing custody dispute.

Rayfield is in jail on $500,000 cash-only bond.

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