Maureen Steeves died yesterday at Brookhaven Hospital, days after her husband David Steeves was arrested for poisoning her with cyanide that he allegedly poured in her coffee two weeks ago. It seems likely that a grand jury will now up the attempted murder charges against him to homicide. Steeves pleaded not guilty and was denied bail. He's now being held in isolation in a Riverhead jail. The couple's two teenage sons, whom Steeves shared the web sites where he learned about cyanide with, are staying with their late mother's brother for the time being.
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