Irvine: Woman Arrested After Poisoning Husband

Yue Yu, 45, of Irvine (pictured above) was arrested on charges she poisoned her husband. Photo by the Irvine Police Department.

08.05.2022 | 6:00 PM | IRVINE – A woman was arrested after poisoning her husband of 10 years, police announced Friday.

Yue Yu, 45, of Irvine was arrested after her husband fell ill over the course of a month and suspected she was responsible.

The husband, who was not identified, later captured video evidence supporting his suspicions and contacted law enforcement who later served a search warrant at the couple’s home.

During the 6:00 PM warrant service on August 4, 2022, detectives interviewed Yu and later placed her under arrest.

Yu was booked into the Orange County Jail and held without the possibility of bail. Her occupation was listed “physician,” according to jail records.

Authorities say the husband sustained significant internal injuries but was expected to recover.

Anyone with information regarding the case can contact Detective Kate Nespeca at (949) 724-7183 or

Anonymous tips can be submitted through the Orange County Crime Stoppers by calling (855) TIP-OCCS or by visiting their website at

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