Woman Charged With Murder After Allegedly Forcing Boyfriend to Drink Bleach: Cops
Yasmine Elder, 24, allegedly killed her boyfriend during a fight in a parking lot.
Cops in Chicago have a charged a woman with first-degree murder after she allegedly forced her boyfriend to drink bleach, which eventually led to his death.
Yasmine Elder was arrested after fighting with the man in a parking lot Monday.
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Elder had been fighting with 26-year-old Darrius Ellis while in a van. As the spat played out, cops believe Elder overpowered Ellis and forced him to drink the corrosive disinfectant, according to Chicago cops.
Cops say Ellis was found lying on the ground by police. He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the Chicago Tribune reported.
The cause of death was complications of forcible administration of a caustic substance, Cook County medical examiner's office spokeswoman Becky Schlikerman said in a statement to InsideEdition.com.
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Ellis's death is considered homicide, according to the medical examiner's office.
Elder has a bond hearing scheduled for Thursday. It wasn't immediately clear whether she has an attorney.
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