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Woman Admits to Poisoning Boyfriend With Visine Drops
ABC News Blogs ^ | 5 hours ago | Katie Kindelan |

Posted on 08/14/2012 1:39:29 PM PDT by BenLurkin

A 33-year-old Pennsylvania woman could spend the rest of her life in prison after admitting to police that she repeatedly poisoned her boyfriend with Visine eye drops for more than three years in a bid for his attention.

Vickie Jo Mills of Ayr Township, Pa., was arrested Thursday and charged with 10 counts of aggravated assault, 10 counts of simple assault and 10 counts of reckless endangerment after she told authorities she slipped Visine eye drops into the drinking water of her boyfriend, 45-year-old Thurman Edgar Nesbitt III.

Mills, who has a child with Nesbitt, told Pennsylvania State Police she put Visine drops, medicinally used to "get the red out" of eyes, into his drinking water 10 to 12 times since June 2009.

Nesbitt had been sick for years with symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and blood pressure and breathing problems, according to police. His doctor, Dr. Harry Johnston, alerted authorities in after detecting traces of tetrahydrozoline, a chemical found in eye drops, in Nesbitt's blood tests.

A follow up test at the police station showed Nesbitt had 49 nanograms per milliliter of tetrahydrozoline in his system, categorized by medical experts as "an extremely high level, according to the Record Herald newspaper.

Mills, according to an affidavit, "never meant to kill him [Nesbitt], only wanted him to pay more attention to her."

The 30 charges filed against her carry a maximum combined sentence of 240 years in jail and more than $300,000 in fines, according to the judge in the case, Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

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TOPICS: Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: ayrtownship; getstheredout; pennsylvania; poison; thurmanedgarnesbitt3; vickiejomills; visine
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1 posted on 08/14/2012 1:39:34 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

(NOT Ms. Mills.)

2 posted on 08/14/2012 1:41:46 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: BenLurkin

new slogan: “Visine.....gets the Thurman Edgar Nesbitt III out”


3 posted on 08/14/2012 1:43:15 PM PDT by ZinGirl
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To: BenLurkin

Industrial strength stupidity.

One for poisoning him so that he would ‘pay more attention’ to her.

Two for admitting it to the Police.

Just how stupid you gotta be?


4 posted on 08/14/2012 1:44:13 PM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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To: BenLurkin

Tetrahydrozoline’s a poison? Whoa. They used to advertise it on the afternoon after-school shows, along with shooting Bic pens through wooden boards and Duo-Tang Six-Pocket Organizers.


5 posted on 08/14/2012 1:47:24 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: BenLurkin

A bartender once told me that a drop of Visine in a patron’s drink would cause diahrea. Sometimes a good customer would have too much to drink. The bartender does not want to offend the customer by cutting him off. A drop of Visine makes him go away. A drop of dish detergent in the drink will make him go away and puke.


6 posted on 08/14/2012 1:48:56 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: Steely Tom

This was done on a CSI episode, iirc.


7 posted on 08/14/2012 1:49:40 PM PDT by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: BenLurkin

8 posted on 08/14/2012 1:54:17 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: Joe 6-pack

9 posted on 08/14/2012 1:55:53 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: DonaldC
This was done on a CSI episode, iirc.

I bet J&J loved that.

10 posted on 08/14/2012 1:56:15 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: BenLurkin

My ex wife tried to kill me with furniture polish.

I hit a stretch where I kept slipping and falling down in the kitchen every few days where I was in my stocking feet.

One day I was sitting at the bar between the kitchen and living room while my wife was spraying air freshener around in the kitchen behind me. I happened to notice the can on the bar next to me said “Air Freshener” on it so I asked he to show me the can she was using. She handed me the near identical can and it was furniture polish.


11 posted on 08/14/2012 1:59:10 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: BenLurkin

CAN YOU SEE ME NOW??? (Stabbing you in the eye)


12 posted on 08/14/2012 2:00:00 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama Kills))
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To: BenLurkin

Oops, Visine will probably be pulled from the shelves and become a Rx only item.


13 posted on 08/14/2012 2:02:22 PM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: DonaldC
This was done on a CSI episode, iirc.

CSI Episode 3-1: Revenge is Best Served Cold

14 posted on 08/14/2012 2:06:04 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Recycled Olympic tagline Shut up, Bob Costas. Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up!)
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15 posted on 08/14/2012 2:10:41 PM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: BenLurkin
So, let me see if I have it straight. 'If he REALLY loved her.' She wouldn't have poisoned him?

That pretty well sums it up.

16 posted on 08/14/2012 2:15:22 PM PDT by Realman30 ("I've already made a donation to Haiti. It's called taxes". . . . El Rushbo.)
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To: BenLurkin

Here’s looking at you kid.


17 posted on 08/14/2012 2:19:33 PM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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To: PetroniusMaximus

Re your pic: I think she looks a little bit like Margot Kidder.


18 posted on 08/14/2012 2:20:08 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: cripplecreek

My ex used concentrated Diazinon (organophosphate insecticide) on her way out the door in a meal.


19 posted on 08/14/2012 2:22:55 PM PDT by datura (Democrat = Socialist, Progressive Democrat = Communist)
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To: BenLurkin

dang, didn’t know that stuff was that toxic. I about live on the allergy kind when the pollen’s flying.


20 posted on 08/14/2012 2:41:10 PM PDT by bigbob
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