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Delaware mom charged with trying to poison ex with milkshake


WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware woman accused of taking her daughter out of state despite a court order now also faces charges she tried to poison her ex-husband with a tainted milkshake.

The News Journal of Wilmington reports 40-year-old Jessica Ewin of Dover was charged Friday after police said she adulterated the milkshake with what she thought was a homemade dose of the poison ricin.

Court documents say Ewing told her 8-year-old daughter to urge her father to drink the concoction. Police said Ewing and Michael Funes were involved in a custody dispute.

Ewing's1 current husband didn'...

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