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Goldsboro Man Accused Of Poisoning Boss

Posted May 5, 2003 5:36 a.m. EDT

— A Goldsboro man is behind bars after being accused of trying to poison his boss.

Investigators say Pedro Torres put insecticide in his boss' thermos after he was denied a pay raise. Authorities say his boss drank the coffee and became ill.

She was treated and released from a local hospital.

Torres is being held on a $25,000 bond.