REYNOLDS COUNTY, MO. (KTVI) – The Reynolds County Sheriff Tom Volner has announced that the sheriff’s department has foiled a murder for hire plot, with the assistance of the St. Francois County Sheriff’s Office and the Ellington Police Department.
In December 2013, the Reynolds County Sheriff’s Office received information regarding a possible murder for hire plot that involved a Cassandra Rayfield.
An undercover sheriff’s deputy meet with Rayfield on January 3rd, were Rayfield allegedly discussed, gave pictures, and exchange money the deputy to kill her ex-boyfriend, over a custody dispute.
Rayfield was arrested after the meeting, and was charged with attempted first degree murder. Her bond has been set at $500,000 cash, she’s currently being held in the Reynolds County jail.