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Jamie Baker, who killed husband by putting antifreeze into steroid injections, gets 40-year jail sentence in Delaware

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Jamie Baker was accused of killed husband by putting antifreeze into steroid injections
47-year-old Baker from Smyrna, Delaware was jailed 40 years Thursday after She admitted to poisoning her husband, James Baker,  42, in 2013
A year into the investigation of her husband’s murder, Jamie Baker confessed, in Mar 2014
Initially charged with first-degree murder and possession of a deadly weapon during a felony
She had pled down to second-degree murder in Feb, 2017
Baker told investigators she filled a hypodermic syringe with antifreeze and injected it into her husband’s bottles of liquid steroids
Jamie L Baker3Confessed husband killer, Jamie L Baker, was jailed 40 years Thursday, for the 2013 antifreeze poisoning death of her husband James D Baker II
A Delaware woman who killed her weightlifter husband by putting antifreeze into his steroid injections was sentenced to 40 years in prison on Thursday after being convicted of  slowly killing her bodybuilder husband by injecting poisoning into his steroids.
Jamie Baker was also told not to have any interaction with the family of James Baker, according to the News Journal.
Jamie L Baker allegedly found 42-year-old husband, James D. Baker II,  dead on Sept. 16 2013, on the bedroom floor of their home. A year later, then 47-year-old Smyrna woman admitted to poisoning her husband.
An autopsy found that his kidneys contained ethylene glycol, a chemical found in antifreeze that can crystallize in the kidneys and eventually kill a person if taken in small dosages. She subsequently pled guilty to second-degree murder last month, three years after James Baker died of the glycol poisoning.

James Baker2
James D Baker II, a body builder, died aged 42,  through poisoning by his wife of 21 years, Jamie L Baker in Smyrna Delaware . She confessed to her crime a year after his death, in Sept 2014


The medical examiner had ruled his death a homicide by poisoning after bottles of steroids found at the scene were tested at a laboratory and found to also contain ethylene glycol.
Police later learned that James Baker, who was a competitive weightlifter, had ordered steroids three months earlier with a friend over the internet and had them shipped to the friend’s house.
The friend told detectives that the steroid bottles were not tampered with when they arrived and that James Baker kept the steroids in a locked toolbox in a closet of his home, police said.

James D Baker and Jamie L Baker
James and Jamie Baker on their wedding day, 21 years earlier

In in March of 2014, almost a year into the investigation of her husband’s death, Jamie Baker admitted to police in an interview that she had used a hypodermic syringe to extract antifreeze from a container stored in the garage and injected several bottles of steroids with the antifreeze, police said.
The revelation ended the lengthy investigation. Jamie Baker being charged with first-degree murder and possession of a deadly weapon during a felony.
In February, she pled guilty to the lesser offense of second-degree murder in the death of  James Baker, an environmental specialist for 22 years at the DuPont Experimental Station. The couple had been married  for 21 years and had two daughters.



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