NC woman charged with attempted murder for spiking husband, step-son’s drinks with chemicals

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – A woman faces attempted murder charges after poisoning her husband and step-son last month, according to the Wilmington Police Department.

Susan McNair, 72, was arrested Tuesday on two counts of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of contaminating food/drink with a controlled substance.

Police say on July 28, McNair spiked her husband and step-son’s drinks with cleaning products and paint primer, which caused them to fall seriously ill.

McNair was booked into the New Hanover County Jail under an $800,000 bond.

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