Arizona Woman Accused of Poisoning Husband with Bleach in Coffee

Pima County Sheriff’s Department

An Arizona woman has been accused of poisoning her husband with bleach in his coffee. Melody Felicano Johnson, 41, faces charges of attempted first-degree homicide, attempted aggravated assault, and adding poison to food or drink.

According to court documents, Johnson’s husband, Roby Johnson, discovered her pouring bleach into his coffee pot on March 8. He confronted her, and she admitted to trying to poison him. Johnson told her husband that she wanted to kill him so she could collect his life insurance money.

Roby Johnson was not injured, but he was treated for nausea and vomiting. Johnson is being held in jail without bail.

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