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Latino Daily News

Sunday August 7, 2011

CRIME NEWS:  Brazil Students Given Food Mixed with Rat Poison

CRIME NEWS:  Brazil Students Given Food Mixed with Rat Poison

Photo: Rat Poison Fed to Students in Brazil

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Brazilian authorities are investigating the claims of a school cook who confessed to mixing rat poison with the students daily mails.  The cook came to the attention of authorities after 22 students and 16 teachers fell ill at the Pacheco Prates school and needed to be hospitalized.  The Pacheco Prates school is located in the city of Porto Alegre located in southern Brazil.

When investigators went to the school cafeteria they found several packages of open rat poison.  The school cook immediately confessed to mixing rat poison with the stroganoff school meal but was not able to explain why she decided to poison the students or whether she had done this before.

All the students and teachers were eventually released from the local hospital.