Michigan college student accused of trying to poison roommate

A Central Michigan University student has appeared in court on accusations she tried to poison a roommate at their apartment by putting bleach in a glass of iced tea. says 19-year-old Kayla Ashlyn Bonkowski was arraigned Wednesday in an Isabella County court on a felony poisoning charge in the November incident. Her preliminary examination is scheduled Dec. 13.

Reached by email, Bonkowski told The Associated Press on Wednesday morning she needed to consult with a lawyer before commenting.

Authorities say they believe Bonkowski put bleach in the drink at the apartment in Union Township, located near the Mount Pleasant school about 120 miles northwest of Detroit. Police say the roommate was taken to an area hospital for treatment.