Here's a warning sign of a troubled marriage: Your spouse makes your lunch, but adds a little poison.
Detectives said that Beth Dickison Richards' told her sister-in-law that she had to poison and kill her hubby by crushing up multiple Trazodone pills and placing them in a tuna fish sandwich for her hubby to eat, according to a news release from the Polk County Sheriff's Office.
Her hubby reportedly told deputies he had eaten part of the sandwich earlier in the day and felt nauseous and had been taken to Lake Wales Medical Center, where he was treated for nausea and dizziness related symptoms, then released, the report stated.
When detectives confronted Beth Richards about the incident, the 37-year-old Lake Wales woman allegedly admitted to trying to poison her husband.
During the investigation a pouch containing some pot was found in Beth Richards’ bedroom. She admitted it belonged to her, according to the release.
Richards told detectives she is employed by the US Postal Service as a mail carrier.
And this isn't an isolated case.
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