A 12-year-old was charged with attempted murder Wednesday at home on Bell Station Drive in Oak Grove, according to a Christian County Sheriff’s report.

The 12-year-old was arrested for attempted murder Friday afternoon after poisoning her 4-year-old brother, the report stated.

According to the report, the 12-year-old’s mother was looking through the 12-year-old’s Skype messages with a male who lived in Texas, when she saw that she told the male she was going to poison her brother with Mr. Clean.

The 4-year-old then allegedly became sick, and the 12-year-old admitted to her mother that she poisoned him with Mr. Clean because her mother loved him more than her.

Deputies reportedly asked the 12-year-old why she poisoned her brother, and she replied it was because her brother was annoying her. Deputies then asked her if she was annoyed by her brother because her mother loved him more. She replied that it was both, the report stated.

The 4-year-old is still alive and has recovered, according to the family. 

The following information was obtained through police, police reports or the Christian County Jail. Readers are reminded that a charge is only an accusation and everyone is entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law

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