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Florida Woman Tries To Poison 2 Children With Toilet Bowl Cleaner

November 3, 2014  |  Posted by: Giovanni DePhillips
Florida Woman Tries To Poison 2 Children With Toilet Bowl Cleaner

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A Florida woman has been arrested and is being held without bond after allegedly poisoning her children a 2-year-old and 3-month-old, with toilet bowl cleaner, police said.

Police in Port Orange, Fla. responded to a call of an attempted suicide on Saturday morning and found the two children, who were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital.

Amelia West, 29, of Port Orange, has been charged with two counts of attempted murder and aggravated child abuse.

“We are checking to see if there are any other safety concerns for the children,” the State Department of Children and Families told WFTV.

The children are doing fine and are in the care of relatives, according to the Department of Children and Families.

Police said, West also swallowed toilet bowl cleaner in an attempt to commit suicide.

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