Indiana man Thomas Holifield poisons roommate, spikes drinks with wiper fluid

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An Indiana man allegedly poisoned his roommate to death by spiking her drinks with windshield wiper fluid after she disapproved of his heavy drinking habits, officials said.

Thomas Holifield, 59, has been charged with the murder of 64-year-old Pamela Keltz, who died June 1, 2021 from methanol poisoning, according to Michigan City police and LaPorte County Coroner Lynn Swanson.

Holifield allegedly called police to confess on May 30, while Keltz was being treated in the intensive care unit at a local hospital, The (Northwest Indiana) Times reported Thursday, citing court documents.

Holifield told cops Keltz was his “best friend” and they had previously had a romantic relationship together. He said the two fought over his boozing because she did not drink alcohol, saying his drinking became “a point of contention between the two of them,”…

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