Houston doctor found guilty of poisoning lover’s coffee

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HOUSTON, Tx. -- A Houston cancer doctor has been found guilty of poisoning her colleague-turned-lover.  Dr. Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo was accused of spiking Dr. George Blumenschein's coffee with a sweet-tasting chemical found in antifreeze.

Prosecutors told jurors that Gonzalez-Angulo had a sexual relationship with Bluemenschein, but things went all 'Fatal Attraction' when Bluemenschein ditched the affair with her, for his live-in girlfriend of ten years.

Blumenschein testified that he became sick in January 2013, not long after he had been intimate with Gonzalez-Angulo, and immediately suspected his lover of poisoning his drink.

He claims he now has only about 40% of his kidney function.

A bigger punch to the kidneys, though, is life in prison--a sentence that Dr. Gonzalez-Angulo could end up serving. Sentencing phase is continuing and will resume Monday.

Now, that will leave a bitter taste in your mouth.

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