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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Mercury Poisoning

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan () -- A woman in the Kyrgyz capital has accused her daughter's rejected suitor of trying to poison her by putting mercury in her instant coffee and in her bed, Itar-Tass said Friday.

It said the 45-year-old woman called police after she found a huge pool of the deadly stuff in her bed Friday. Police said investigators also found balls of mercury in a can of instant coffee.