S.C. woman accused of killing husband with eye drops

A woman is arrested and charged with poisoning her husband with a chemical found in eye drops. (CNN) A woman is arrested and charged with poisoning her husband with a chemical found in eye drops. (CNN)

A woman is arrested and charged with poisoning her husband with a chemical found in eye drops.

Posted: Sep. 4, 2018 10:09 AM

ROCK HILL, S.C. -- A South Carolina woman is accused of killing her husband by poisoning him with eye drops.

Lana Sue Clayton was charged with the murder of her husband, Stephen, after poisonous levels of tetrahydrozoline was discovered in his system.

That chemical is found in eye drops.

According to police, Clayton admitted to giving her husband the substance without his knowledge over a period of several days.

Neighbors of the couple told CNN affiliate WSCO that the couple had been married for eight years.

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