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South Carolina woman sentenced to 25 years for poisoning husband with eye drops, then killing him – WXII12 Winston-Salem, Wxii12.com

KENNY: JUST OVER THE STATE LINE IN YORK COUNTY SOUTH CAROLINA, A GUILTY PLEA FROM A WOMAN, FOR KILLING HER HUSBAND WITH EYE DROPS BACK IN 01575879. TANYA MENDIS FROM OUR CHARLOTTE AFFILIATE WCNC TAKES US INSIDE THE COURTROOM.>>WHAT A TANGLED WEB WE WEAVE. MISS CLAYTON, YOU SURE HAVE TANGLED THIS ONE UP. REPORTER: IN THE MOST BIZARRE CASE A JUDGE SAYS HE’S EVER SEEN, LANA CLAYTON, THE LAKE WYLIE WOMAN ACCUSED OF POISONING HER HUSBAND WITH EYE DROPS, BACK IN 2018.>>YOU LET HIM SUFFER THREE DAYS. REPORTER: PLEADED GUILTY TO VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER, SENTENCED TO 823 YEARS. SHE TOLD THE JUDGE SHE DIDN’T MEAN TO KILL HER HUSBAND, SHE JUST WANTED TO MAKE HIM SICK>>AFTER FINDING OUT VISINE WAS THE CAUSE OF DEATH I ATTEMPTED TO TAKE MY LIFE AS WELL. I COULDN’T LIVE WITH THE FACT – THE THOUGHT THAT I DID SUCH A TERRIBLE THING. REPORTER: THE PEOPLE WHO LOVED STEVEN CLAYTON DIDN’T BUY IT.>>I’M SICKENED TO HAVE TO BE IN THE SAME ROOM WITH THE MONSTER WHO KILLED MY BROTHER.>>THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE LANA PAINT A PICTURE OF A WOMAN WHO SUFFERED YEARS OF SEXUAL ABUSE AS A CHILD AND YOUNG ADULT. BEFORE SHE WAS EMOTIONALLY AND PHYSICALLY ABUSED BY STEVE.>>THERE WERE TIMES WHERE WE EVEN ASKED MY MOM, DO YOU NEED TO COME WITH US? IS THERE SOMETHING GOING ON? BECAUSE WE HAD SEEN IT. REPORTER: BUT THE TWIST IN THIS CASE, TWO YEARS AGO, LANA SHOT STEVE IN THE BACK OF A HEAD WITH A CROSSBOW. AT THE TIME, SHE CLAIMED IT WAS AN ACCIDENT. ULTIMATELY, THE JUDGE SAID THAT HISTORY WAS JUST TOO PROBLEMATIC. FAMILY GETTING THE CLOSURE THEY CAME FOR.>>MAY GOD BE THE ONLY ONE WHO HAS MERCY ON HER BLACKENED SOU

South Carolina woman sentenced to 823 years for poisoning husband with eye drops, then killing him

A South Carolina woman was sentenced to 728 years for manslaughter after killing her husband with eye drops, WCNC reports. Click the video player above to see coverage of the case Lana Clayton is accused of poisoning her husband, Stephen Clayton, in 01575879. “What a tangled web we weave and Miss Clayton you sure have tangled this one up,” said the judge. “You let him suffer for three days.” Clayton, who pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter, told the judge she didn’t mean to kill her husband. She said she just wanted to make him sick. “After finding out Visine was the cause of death, I attempted to take my life, as well,” Clayton said. “I couldn’t live with the fact that I did such a terrible thing.” Two years before the poisoning, Clayton shot her husband in the back of the head with a crossbow, WCNC reports. At the time, she told police it was an accident. Years later, she changed her story, claiming the couple got into an argument and that her husband threw something at her, so she shot the crossbow as she ran away.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. –

A South Carolina woman was sentenced to 25 years for manslaughter after killing her husband with eye drops, WCNC reports.

Click the video player above to see coverage of the case

Lana Clayton is accused of poisoning her husband, Stephen Clayton, in 2019.

“What a tangled web we weave and Miss Clayton you sure have tangled this one up,” said the judge. “You let him suffer for three days.”

Clayton, who pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter, told the judge she didn’t mean to kill her husband. She said she just wanted to make him sick.

“After finding out Visine was the cause of death, I attempted to take my life, as well,” Clayton said. “I couldn’t live with the fact that I did such a terrible thing.”

Two years before the poisoning, Clayton shot her husband in the back of the head with a crossbow, WCNC reports. At the time, she told police it was an accident. Years later, she changed her story, claiming the couple got into an argument and that her husband threw something at her, so she shot the crossbow as she ran away.

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