AMBER ALERT: 15-year-old girl abducted after shooting in KC

Springfield, Mo., woman admits to poisoning family with antifreeze

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Police say her poison of choice was antifreeze.  A woman in Springfield, Mo., has been charged with killing two family members and trying to kill another.

Police say Diane Staudte admitted to poisoning all three members of her family with antifreeze.  Her husband and son died and her daughter remains in the hospital

The family's neighbors say they didn't know the family well, but never expected this kind of news.

"They moved in a little over a year ago," said Doug Standfill. "They're quiet, keep to themselves. We very rarely see them unless they are coming and going."

Staudte told police she killed her husband because she "hated him," and her son was "a pest."

The police said her daughter was poisoned due to her student loans piling up.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s