Pike Co. teen accused of trying to poison mother with bleach
A Pike County teenager was arrested Sunday after police say he tried to poison his mother by pouring bleach in her drink.
Kentucky State Police say 18-year-old Justin Adkins's mother, told them her son had tried to poison her.
A trooper smelled the drink, and could smell bleach in it.
According to an arrest citation, troopers say Adkins admitted to pouring "only a little bit" of bleach into his mother's drink in an attempt to make her sick, but he "did not want her to die."
Adkins was charged with 2nd degree assault-domestic violence and 1st degree wanton endangerment