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A woman seeking revenge against her husband has been found guilty scalding him to death with a fatal mixture of boiling water and sugar

According to the court documents, the 59-year-old woman was convicted of murder for the attack of her 81-year-old husband, at their shared home. She filled a garden bucket with the scalding hot water and threw it onto his arms and torso as he slept. She then fled to a neighbor’s house and admitted what she’d just done.
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