|Evette Toney, the girlfriend of Dr. George Blumenschein|
The girlfriend of a Texas doctor allegedly poisoned by his lover
testified in court that her boyfriend suspected his mistress was
responsible but was afraid to contact authorities.
about how she found out her boyfriend, Dr. George Blumenschein, was
having an affair with a fellow cancer researcher, Dr. Ana
Gonzalez-Angulo, at the prestigious MD Anderson Cancer Center.
she spiked Blumenschein’s coffee in 2013 with ethylene glycol, a
sweet-tasting chemical found in antifreeze. Prosecutors allege that
Gonzalez-Angulo poisoned the coffee after Blumenschein picked Toney over
following his poisoning, he told her that he believed Gonzalez-Angulo
had poisoned him. But, Toney said, he told her to not tell anybody of
his suspicions because he feared Gonzalez-Angulo might hurt him again or
waiting room as the poison in his body started to take its toll. The
video was shot by Toney, who recounted the agonizing pain Blumenschein
was going through.
affair, said she has been his girlfriend for more than a decade.
damage, according to testimony from doctors who treated him.
Gonzalez-Angulo has pleaded not guilty, but if convicted on the felony
charge of aggravated assault, she could spend the rest of her life in