| USA Today
A Chinese teacher has been sentenced to death after poisoning 25 students with sodium nitrite and killing one of them.
Wang Yun, a teacher in central China’s Henan Province, was arrested last year and charged with “intentional injury” after adding sodium nitrite to students’ breakfasts. Court Rule She described her behavior as “despicable and evil.”
The court wrote in a statement declaring the decision that “Wang Yun’s criminal motives are despicable.” “The consequences are particularly dire, and (they) should be punished severely according to the law.”
Wang argued with another teacher, Sun Momo, over how to discipline and handle the students. As a vengeance, she added sodium nitrite – a food preservative that could be unsafe for young children in large quantities – to the Sun’s morning porridge.
Almost all children, According to the BBC, He vomited or fainted after eating the porridge. One student died after being hospitalized for 10 months.
A parent of a student For CNN Last year, children looked “pale” after eating a meal containing nitrites.
Wang allegedly had a history of using sodium nitrite as a poison: a court found that in 2017, Wang poisoned her husband with water containing sodium nitrite after a “struggle”. He was slightly injured.
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