Mo. woman pleads guilty in murder-for-hire plot - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Mo. woman pleads guilty in murder-for-hire plot

Posted: Updated:

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - A southwest Missouri woman has pleaded guilty to trying to hire someone to kill her boyfriend's ex-wife.

KOLR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1e7cWYj ) 48-year-old Nixa resident Diane Elaine Greer remains jailed on $200,000 bond following her plea Wednesday in Greene County Circuit Court. Sentencing is scheduled for April 4.

Investigators said Greer and the boyfriend - who is not charged - wanted access to the ex-wife's money.

Springfield police received a tip from a citizen and put an undercover officer on the case. Greer gave the officer $200, a knife and the promise of a Jeep if the murder was carried out.

Police then arranged to stage the killing, with photos as proof for Greer that the other woman was dead. Investigators said Greer confessed in the face of the evidence.

Information from: KOLR-TV, http://www.kolr10.com

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow

310 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

FCC Public File
publicfile@kfvs12.com
573-335-1212
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KFVS12. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.