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Azusa man allegedly poisoned wife's cereal

Fernando Porras, 43, of Azusa, has been arrested for allegedly attempting to poison his wife by putting chemicals in her cereal. (City of Azusa)

January 14, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
An Azusa man has been arrested for allegedly trying to poison his wife.

Paramedics got a call to Dalton Avenue for a 51-year-old woman who had ingested some kind of chemical.

Investigators said the woman's husband, 43-year-old Fernando Porras, had placed poison in her cereal.

Porras went to the hospital with his wife, but left when police arrived. They tracked him down and arrested him for attempted murder.

His wife is expected to be OK.