Bauman murder-for-hire trial set for March 2022

Lake Sun Staff
Local real estate agent, 43 year old, Leigh Ann Bauman of Lake Ozark, Missouri 
has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder.

The case of a lake area realtor charged in a murder-for-hire scheme has been set for trial in March of 2022. 

Leigh Ann Bauman was arrested on March 4 after being questioned by the Missouri Highway Patrol in an alleged plot to hire someone for $1,500 to murder her ex-husband's mother. Bauman allegedly told an informant involved in the scheme, the ex-mother-in-law was causing problems in her relationship with her children. 

Bauman is scheduled for a pre-trial conference on Dec. 22 in Camden County Circuit Court. Circuit Court Judge Aaron Koeppen will hear the case. Bauman is represented by lake area attorney Fawzy Smith with co-counsel S. Dean Price, Jr.. from Springfield, according to online court records. 

Bond is set at $400,000.00.