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Mother allegedly poisons son

KATANGA

NKWETO MFULA, CHINOYI CHIPULU, Chingola
A 32-YEAR-OLD housewife of Chingola’s Nchanga South has allegedly murdered her nine-year-old son by poisoning him and attempted to commit suicide after a quarrel with her husband.
Copperbelt commissioner of police Charity Katanga said in an interview yesterday that the incident happened on Saturday around 15:00 hours at house number 33, 2nd Street, in Nchanga South.
Ms Katanga identified the deceased as Daniel while the suspect has been named as Melissa Neiman.
She said Ms Neiman drank a poisonous substance in the botched suicide attempt after allegedly murdering her son. She is admitted to Nchanga South Hospital.
Ms Katanga said Neiman’s condition is stable and that police are guarding her at the hospital.

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