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Woman given three years probation after pleading guilty to poisoning husband's coffee

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Posted at 8:50 AM, Apr 08, 2024

UPDATE 05/10

Melody Johnson received a three-year probation sentence following her guilty plea in the attempted poisoning of her husband's coffee.

Craig Smith will have a full report this evening on KGUN 9.



The woman accused of poisoning her husband's coffee pleaded guilty to two counts of adding poison or a harmful substance to food, Monday morning.

Melody Johnson accepted a plea agreement in Pima County Superior Court for the incidents, which were captured on home surveillance.


Johnson told the judge she understood the plea and admitted to putting bleach into the water reservoir of a coffee maker, then using the device to make coffee for her husband.
The incidents happened in July of 2023.

Johnson will be sentenced next month. She faces prison, probation and a fine of $150,000.

Melody Johnson status conference on a possible plea agreement