Crime Stories with Nancy Grace: Cheating Hubby Slips Pregnant Wife Abortion Pill So Mistress Won’t Think He’s a ‘Jerk’

Mason Herring splits with his wife due to his cheating, but the couple attends counseling to work on their relationship.

During a session, Herring’s wife reveals she is pregnant with their third child, which Herring is not happy to hear. He has plans to leave his wife for his mistress and now fears appearing to be a “jerk” for leaving his pregnant wife.

So, he tries to slip an abortion-inducing drug into his wife’s drinks. First, Herring brings his wife a glass of water and insists that she drink it to “stay hydrated.” She becomes violently ill, ending up in the hospital for her symptoms. The woman becomes suspicious of Herring and begins keeping the drinks he offers her, like orange and cranberry juice, as evidence instead of drinking it.

Herring’s wife then installs surveillance cameras to catch Herring in the act and searches through the trash, discovering a prescription for Cyrux, a medication that contains Misoprostol — a drug that induces abortions.

Two days later, the woman catches Herring on video dumping a powder into a glass of water for her. She calls police, who arrest Herring for assaulting a pregnant person and assault-force induction to have an abortion.

Joining Nancy Grace Today:

Darryl Cohen – Former Assistant District Attorney (Fulton County, Georgia); Former Assistant State Attorney (Florida); Defense Attorney, Cohen, Cooper, Estep, & Allen, LLC; Facebook: “Darryl B Cohen,” Twitter: @DarrylBCohen
Dr. Angela Arnold – Psychiatrist, Atlanta, GA; Expert in the Treatment of Pregnant/Postpartum Women; Former Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology: Emory University, Former Medical Director of The Psychiatric Ob-Gyn Clinic at Grady Memorial Hospital, Voted “My Buckhead’s Best Psychiatric Practice of 2022”
Justin Boardman – Former Special Victim’s Unit Detective, West Valley City (Utah); Author: “I Was Wrong: An Investigator’s Battle-cry for Change Within the Special Victims Unit;” Twitter: @boardman_train
Dr. William Morrone – Chief Medical Examiner, Bay County Michigan, Author: “American Narcan: Naloxone & Heroin-Fentanyl Associated Mortality”
Dave Mack – Crime Online Investigative Reporter; Host of “The Mark and Mack Show,” LifeRadio.FM

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[Feature Photo: Mason Herring/Police Handout]