Wife Put Anti-Freeze in Husband's Steroids: Police

By Dan Stamm
|  Friday, Mar 14, 2014  |  Updated 7:57 PM EDT
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Wife Poisons, Kills Husband with Anti-Freeze

Delaware State Police

Jamie Baker, 44, is accused of poisoning and killing her husband.

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A Delaware woman is accused of killing her husband by tainting his supply of steroids with a poisonous ingredient found in anti-freeze.

James Baker’s wife Jamie alerted police to their Smyrna home after she found her husband dead in their bedroom on Sept. 16.

Postmortem tests revealed the Baker, 42, died from Ethylene Glycol poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol is a chemical commonly found in anti-freeze. The medical examiner ruled the death a homicide by poisoning and police launched an investigation.

Police found that Baker had ordered liquid steroids online in June to share with a friend. Police found that Baker’s plan was to keep the steroids in his toolbox.

Police searched Baker’s Bryn Zion Road home Thursday. While in the home, police said that Baker’s wife Jamie told investigators that she had used a hypodermic syringe to pull anti-freeze from a container in the couple’s garage and then injected several bottles of her husband’s steroids with the chemical.

Jamie Baker, 44, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and related counts. She was held without bail.

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