Uckfield poisoning: Woman charged with attempted murder

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House in Hunters WayImage source, Eddie Mitchell

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A woman, 38, and two children aged nine and 13 were taken to hospital

By Daniel Sexton

BBC News, South East

A woman has been charged with attempted murder after a suspected poisoning in Sussex.

Jilumol George, 38, of Hunters Way, Uckfield, was arrested and charged with two counts of attempted murder and two counts of administering poison with intent to endanger life or inflict grievous bodily harm.

Police had attended a property in Hunters Way, Uckfield, on Thursday.

They found a 38-year-old woman and two children, aged nine and 13, inside.

All three were taken to hospital for treatment.

George appeared at Brighton Magistrates' Court on Saturday.

She has been remanded in custody to appear before a crown court on 8 March.

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