An autopsy revealed that James Baker had a chemical found in antifreeze in his system, and his death was ruled homicide by poisoning
SMYRNA, Del. - A Delaware woman has been charged with murder after police say she admitted lacing her husband's steroid injections with antifreeze.
State police say 44-year-old Jamie Baker, of Smyrna, was arrested on Thursday and charged with first-degree murder in the death of her husband, 42-year-old James Baker. He died in September.
Philly.com reports that Jamie Baker is also charged with possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony.
An autopsy revealed that James Baker had a chemical found in antifreeze in his system, and his death was ruled homicide by poisoning.
Following his death, police reportedly found syringes and liquid steroids in his home. They say he had ordered the steroids through the Internet.
Authorities searched the home again on Thursday and say Jamie Baker told officers that she had used a hypodermic syringe to extract antifreeze from a bottle and then injected it into her husband's bottles of steroids.
As of Friday, Jamie Baker was being held without bail at the Delores Baylor Women's Correctional Institution, according to Philly.com.