A dermatologist accused of poisoning her estranged husband with Drano has come face-to-face together with her partner in a court docket listening to in a bitter spat over their youngsters.
Yue Yu, 45, also called ‘Emily’ was caught on digital camera pouring the drain cleaner into her husband Jack Chen’s drink – inflicting him critical accidents.
She was beforehand issued a restraining order in opposition to their two youngsters, after Chen, 53, accused her of poisoning him with the damaging liquid thrice.
Chen, a radiologist, handed over footage of Yu allegedly pouring the Drano into his lemonade at their $2.7million mansion to cops in Irvine.
He has since filed for divorce, with a decide granting him a restraining order which additionally coated their two youngsters – aged seven and eight.
Nevertheless Yu is combating to see her youngsters, and got here face-to-face together with her alienated partner within the newest custody battle on Friday in Orange, California.
She was arrested on August 4 after he accused her of poisoning him however was launched a day later after posting a $30,000 bond.
Yue Yu, 45, also called ‘Emily’ was caught on digital camera pouring the drain cleaner into her husband Jack Chen’s drink earlier this 12 months
Yu was allegedly caught on digital camera pouring the drain cleaner into husband Jack Chen’s drink, in footage launched by Chen’s attorneys
Chen, a radiologist, handed over footage of Yu allegedly pouring the Drano into his lemonade at their $2.7million mansion to cops
On August 5 Chen served Yu with divorce papers and she or he was ordered to remain 100 years away from the household always.
Steven Hittleman, a lawyer for Chen, claims that he suffered swelling in his esophagus and abdomen ulcers from consuming the spiked liquid.
At a earlier listening to the court docket heard that he spent weeks questioning what brought about him to get sick, together with his authorized group releasing the footage of his spouse from a hidden digital camera of their kitchen.
Chen claims that he was tortured by his spouse repeatedly, telling a court docket that he denied her a therapeutic massage and she or he ‘stepped on his head’ till he did it.
He locations the nanny cam within the kitchen of their house after rising suspicious that his spouse was intentionally making him ailing.
She was arrested on August 4 after he accused her of poisoning him however was launched a day later after posting $30,000 bond
Chen claims that he suffered swelling in his esophagus and abdomen ulcers from consuming the spiked liquid.
Yu’s legal professional, David Wohl, claims that she was solely utilizing the cleaner for its supposed function, and poured the Drano into an ’empty cup’
The three dates he captured the alleged prison act on digital camera was July 11, July 18 and July 25.
Court docket paperwork reveal that he claims his spouse’s alleged rage and erratic conduct emerged early on, however he solely turned involved after their youngsters had been born.
Chen, who’s combating for sole custody, claims Yu and his mother-in-law, Yuqin ‘Amy’ Gu, began abusing their youngsters after they had been as younger as two-years-old.
He claims the kids had been screamed at, slapped, insulted and disadvantaged of sleep, and locked of their rooms.
Yu would allegedly generally use a Chinese language phrase in direction of the youngsters meaning ‘go die!’
He stated the kids realized early on that ‘Emily’s rule is all the pieces’ including: ‘Emily’s parenting in the event you might name it that revolves round yelling, insulting, verbally abusing, hitting, pushing, pulling and being emotionally abusive.’
The California dermatologist, pictured at work, is combating her husband who needs sole custody of their two youngsters
Hittelman stated Chen known as him in July to share video proof that his spouse tried to spike his sizzling lemonade with Drano, the chemical substance sometimes used to rid clogs in drains
A duplicate of the home violence restraining order that was issued to Yu on August 5 after she was launched
The alleged poison assaults are believed to have occurred at their $2.7 million mansion in Irvine, California
Chen stated that Yu tried to show the kids in opposition to him, yelling at them in the event that they informed her they loved spending time with him till they ‘assured her they might not present affection’ in direction of their father.
Yu’s legal professional, David Wohl, claims that she was solely utilizing the cleaner for its supposed function, and poured the Drano into an ’empty cup.’
He additionally insists that his consumer is being arrange, saying ‘The concept my consumer, who’s a 45-year-old well-respected dermatologist in Orange County, would destroy her life, destroy her youngsters’s lives and attempt to kill her husband is simply utterly absurd and unfaithful – and for that matter defamatory.
‘It was for facilitating use within the sink or some other a part of the home that was clogged so far as the drainage goes… however she by no means poured any Drano or any chemical into any drink that the daddy or her husband used or was consuming ever that is utterly unfaithful.’
He additionally calls Chen ‘determined’ to each divorce Yu and achieve custody of their two youngsters, which Hittleman denies.