BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – Boulder County authorities have detained a 12-year-old girl for suspicion of attempted murder after she was accused of trying to kill her mother with bleach because the mother took away her smartphone.
The sheriff’s office said in a statement on Friday that the first attempt on March 2 left her mother feeling ill after her daughter placed bleach into a breakfast smoothie.READ MORE: Littleton Police Ask For Help Solving Hit-And-Run That Left Cyclist Seriously Injured
Authorities say later in the week the girl poured bleach into a water carafe her mother kept in the bedroom.READ MORE: Denver Police Warn Of Dangers Of Illegal Fireworks As July 4th Holiday Approaches
On the first occasion, the mother smelled bleach and thought her daughter used it to clean the glass. On the second occasion, the mother told authorities she confronted her daughter and learned of the daughter’s plans.
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