The California doctor who accused his wife of putting cleaning liquid into his tea to poison him has been accused of making up the story to get custody of their kids.
Recall that Yue “Emily” Yu, 45, was arrested last week after her husband, Jack Chen, 53, accused her of repeatedly poisoning his drink with Drano drain cleaner (read here).
She was arrested and then released on bail and has not been charged with a crime.
Her radiologist husband said he has been feeling sick for a while and was diagnosed with stomach ulcers, gastritis and esophagus inflammation. He then set up a hidden nanny cam and says he captured his wife pouring the chemical into his drink.
The video was submitted to the police.
However, footage of the incident has now been released and Yue’s lawyers say she was using the chemicals to unclog the pipes and the husband fabricated the poisoning claim as part of a custody battle.
“The idea that my client, who is a 45-year-old well-respected…
Source: Linda Ikeji