Man Charged with Poisoning Wife

Lauderdale County authorities late Monday afternoon said they'd arrested a local man for trying to kill his wife by poisoning her.

42-year-old Alan Watkins is charged with aggravated domestic violence.

Investigators say the incident happened sometime Saturday.

Watkins was arrested Monday in Birmingham, where his wife is in the hospital, recovering from the alleged poisoning.


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  • by sarah Location: Meridian on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:25 AM
    This man was my neighbor for 3 years! I couldn't believe this! Goes to show.. no one ever really knows anyone!!! Not even our husbands or wifes~ How sad! Thank GOD she's alright & he's behind bars!
  • by ann Location: meridian on Aug 18, 2009 at 02:20 PM
    what a dummy
  • by Ashley Location: Lauderdale on Aug 18, 2009 at 07:14 AM
    What is up with people these days???? Just leave if you don't want to be with someone! Don't try to kill them!
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