Girlfriend Charged After Man Dies From Being Force-Fed Bleach

(CBS) – A 24-year-old woman has been charged with murder, for allegedly forcing her boyfriend to drink bleach.

Police said Yasmine Elder got into a fight with her boyfriend, Darius Ellis, while sitting in a around 1:45 a.m. Monday at 65th and Bishop streets.

Elder allegedly was able to overpower Ellis, and pour bleach down his throat.

Ellis, 26, was found lying on the ground next to the van. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead less than two hours later.

It was not immediately clear what started the fight.

Elder was arrested at her home in Englewood around 5:30 p.m. Monday, police said. She was charged with murder on Wednesday, and was due to appear for a bond hearing Thursday afternoon.

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