WOMAN ARRESTED FOR TRYING TO POISON HER HUSBAND WITH D-CON

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office says a 25-year-old woman was arrested Wednes­day after she allegedly tried to poi­son her hus­band by switch­ing his med­ica­tion… with rat poi­son.

Renee Mans­field of Ash­ley now faces felony charges of aggra­vated bat­tery and pos­ses­sion of a con­trolled sub­stance.

Mans­field also faces a mis­de­meanor charge of pos­ses­sion of mar­i­juana.

Dur­ing the inves­ti­ga­tion, detec­tives say they found out that Mans­field had replaced med­ica­tion with D-CON rat poi­son in an attempt to kill her 28 year old hus­band, Andrew Mans­field.

Renee Mans­field appeared for an ini­tial hear­ing Wednes­day in Steuben County Mag­is­trate Court and is now in jail in lieu of $50,000 bail.

The case remains under inves­ti­ga­tion by the Ash­ley Police Depart­ment and the Steuben County Sheriff’s Department.

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