A Rowan County man said he caught his fiancé putting eye drops in his soda over the weekend. The woman said she was inspired by the movie “Wedding Crashers.”
The victim told law enforcement he confronted Jaymee Cruz after watching her put eye drops in his Coca-Cola and then locked himself in the bathroom with their baby to call 911.
WSOC-TV reported that when deputies first arrived on the scene, Cruz denied putting eye drops in the drink but she later admitted it she did it to make him sick.
She told deputies she wanted to move out of the home with their daughter and got the idea from the movie.
The main ingredient in eye drops reduces redness in the eyes but can rapidly reach the blood and central nervous system when ingested.
Cruz was charged with distributing noxious/deleterious food.