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Police: 12-year-old KY girl arrested for poisoning stepbrother

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OAK GROVE, KY (WSMV) -

Police say a 12-year-old Christian County girl has been arrested for allegedly poisoning her stepbrother.

The girl's mother said she was reading her daughter's Skype messages when she saw her daughter told a man in Texas that she was going to poison her sibling to "get rid of him."

The 4-year-old had recently become sick.

According to the police report, the girl put Mr. Clean into her stepbrother's water and made him drink it.

Their mother called the Christian County Sheriff's Office to respond to their home in Oak Grove on July 6.

According to the police report, the girl admitted to poisoning the boy because their mom loved him more than her. She also allegedly told police she did it because he was annoying her.

The girl was arrested on an attempted murder charge. She was taken to the Cumberland Hall facility in Hopkinsville for evaluation.

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