Seems like stories of women poisoning their boyfriends/ husbands pops up every week.
Source: Daily Mail
A businesswoman tried to poison her husband on three occasions in an attempt to make him confess to having an affair.
Linda Lees, 45, twice put poison in his takeaway after their 23-year marriage collapsed.
Detectives say Mrs Lees suspected the 43-year-old Navy avionics lecturer of being unfaithful, and administered a toxin to try to coax him into admitting his infidelity.
She is said to have made the repeated attempts, despite having a long-term affair with a neighbour herself.
Police, who said Mr Lees had been having an affair, are still waiting to find out what drugs she used in the last attack.
How do they know?
But they believe they may have been those prescribed for her own depression. They are investigating if she may also have used the date rape drug GHB.
At Truro Crown Court, Lees – the manager of a car rental company – admitted administering a noxious substance with intent to injure her husband, who is based in
Portsmouth, on three occasions.
The first was at her home in Cornwall when he visited for a weekend in March.
The second was at a restaurant in Exeter, where they met to try to save their marriage the next month.
On that occasion Mrs Lees went to the toilet and stopped a waiter to ask if she could put a ring into her husband’s food as a surprise. But she then slipped poison into it and calmly watched as he ate his meal. Finally, she poisoned him again ten days ago after Mr Lees travelled to their marital home in Helston.
They had been due to spend a last weekend together walking the Cornish coast.
The pair ordered a Chinese takeaway and again Lees put drugs into it. She then took him for a drive.
By the time they returned, he was severely drowsy. He drank from a bottle of water in the car – but his wife had placed another strong dose of drugs in it. Mr Lees managed to escape the car and let himself into the house.
Lees left him there semi-conscious and went to her lover to confess to the poisoning before returning to the garage, where she tried to take her own life. Continue reading