In August 1898, Cordelia purchased a box of chocolate, poisoned it with arsenic and mailed it to Mary Elizabeth Dunning, the wife of John P. Dunning. On August 11th Mary Elizabeth Dunning and Mrs. Deane ate the chocolates and died.
Cordelia was imprisoned at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, Marin, California, United States on May 19, 1906 for first degree murder.
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