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Woman convicted of trying to kill mother in Charles City

August 20, 2019 GMT

CHARLES CITY, Iowa (AP) — A northern Iowa woman accused of injecting her mother with insulin in order to kill her has been found guilty.

Floyd County District Court records say 44-year-old Jennifer Bean was convicted Monday of attempted murder. The trial began Aug. 12. Bean is scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 30.

A court document says Bean injected her mother on Nov. 6 in Charles City. The document says the insulin caused the woman to have low blood sugar. That could have resulted in the woman’s death if she were not treated.

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The document also says Bean struck and pushed her mother and took away a phone when her mother tried to call 911 for help.