CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WVNS) — A Charleston, West Virginia man has been arrested after authorities said he attempted to pour bleach into the mouth of a pregnant woman.
According to a criminal complaint, Geoffrey Wilborne, 30, choked the pregnant woman, who is described as an intimate partner, opened a bottle of bleach, and attempted to put the bottle to her mouth so she would drink it.
According to the complaint, the victim said she was pregnant and Wilborne found out that it was not his.
The complaint said that while he was attempting to pour the bleach in her mouth, Wilborne said, “drink this so your baby can die.”
He is facing one strangulation charge and two charges for attempting to kill or injury by poison.
The incident occurred on the 400 block of Randolph Street in Charleston on Saturday.