TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-16
Food and Beverages

SECTION 11-16-5


§ 11-16-5 Poisoning with intent to kill.

Every person who shall mingle any poison with any food, drink, or medicine, with intent to kill or injure any person, and every person who shall willfully poison any spring, well or reservoir of water with that intent, shall be imprisoned for life or for any term of years.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 277, § 16; G.L. 1909, ch. 343, § 16; G.L. 1923, ch. 395, § 16; G.L. 1938, ch. 606, § 16; G.L. 1956, § 11-16-5.)