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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.

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ORIGINAL STORY:

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.

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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