Woman Accused of Pouring Boiling Water on Ex-Husband To Stand Trial for Murder

July 16, 2012 Updated Jul 16, 2012 at 12:52 PM EDT

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Woman Accused of Pouring Boiling Water on Ex-Husband To Stand Trial for Murder

July 16, 2012 Updated Jul 16, 2012 at 12:52 PM EDT

According to the San Mateo County (Calif.) Times, a California woman has been ordered to stand trial on murder charges for allegedly pouring a pot of boiling water on her ex-husband while he was sleeping in November of 2011.

The woman's ex-husband, who suffered burns on more than half his body, died two weeks after the alleged attack from a bacterial blood infection, according to the San Mateo County Times report.

Read the San Mateo County Times report HERE.