A woman has pleaded guilty to assault after tricking her husband's pregnant mistress into taking an abortion pill.
Forty-year-old Kisha Jones, who was pregnant herself at the time of the assault, now faces spending up to four years in prison.
Jones phoned Monique Hunter and pretended to be from her doctor's surgery. She told Ms Hunter she needed to take a drug called Cytocec. Jones then faked a prescription and sent it to a local pharmacy for Monique Hunter to collect.
Ms Hunter took the tablet, which induced an early labour but did not abort the foetus. She later gave birth to a premature but healthy baby.
Kisha Jones's lawyer told the court in Brooklyn, New York she 'lost it' when she discovered her husband's mistress was also expecting a baby:
'My client was crazed over this whole thing,' he said. 'Around the 27th week of her pregnancy, she basically lost it and got Monique Hunter to take an abortion pill.'
Jones is scheduled to be sentenced in February. She is still married to her husband.
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