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Woman tries to poison uncle by mixing Mr. Clean with punch, police say

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Neighbors in a Whitehaven apartment complex saw police here over the weekend, but they did not know why. Neighbors in a Whitehaven apartment complex saw police here over the weekend, but they did not know why.
Police say Williams admitted to spiking the juice drink with the cleaning liquid, which her uncle drank when he got home from work. Police say Williams admitted to spiking the juice drink with the cleaning liquid, which her uncle drank when he got home from work.

(WMC-TV) - Police accuse a Memphis woman of using Mr. Clean to do her dirty work after she reportedly tried to poison her uncle with the cleaning product.

According to officials, the suspect put Mr. Clean in her uncle's fruit punch. Jessica Williams, 23, is accused of mixing the two before placing it in her uncle's refrigerator.

Neighbors in a Whitehaven apartment complex saw police over the weekend, but they did not know why.

"I can't say what I think of her right now, 'cause I don't know what went on, but it had to be something serious for her to click out like that," said neighbor Velverlean Shaw.

Police say Williams admitted to spiking the juice drink with the cleaning liquid, which her uncle drank when he got home from work. According to the affidavit, the man knew something was up as soon as he took a swig. He reportedly noticed an odd taste and felt his throat becoming irritated, and he began to vomit as a result of drinking the juice.

Poison control instructed him further before police were called to the apartment that he and his wife share with their niece.

Williams is officially charged with aggravated assault and adulteration of food. She is being held on a $10,000 bond.

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