January 30, 2013

Poisoning Spouses Isn't Just for Wives

Deborah Blum, Wired


AP Photo

Early this January, a Kentucky man pleaded guilty to attempting to kill his wife. The plea by the accused husband, William Cain, as reported by local media, went like this:

Cain: “Well, I put a little rat poison in her coffee.”

Judge: “You did what?”

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