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Fashion Model Convicted In Murder-For-Hire Scheme

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Prosecutors say Lambert met with an undercover police officer posing as a hit man to make the arrangements.

A Pickaway County jury has found a woman guilty of trying to hire a hit man to kill the mother of her husband's children.

The jury in Circleville, south of Columbus, found 33-year-old fashion model Tara Lambert guilty of conspiracy to commit aggravated murder on Wednesday. The jury acquitted her of another count of the same charge alleging she also tried to have the ex-wife's current husband killed.

Prosecutors say Lambert met with an undercover police officer posing as a hit man to make the arrangements.

Lambert's attorney called her mentally fragile and argued that the undercover officer baited her into the murder agreement.

Lambert could face up to 22 years in prison when she is sentenced later.