By Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press
LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) -- A judge has set a $525,000 bond for a man who authorities say poured bleach into the water tanks used for kidney dialysis machines as revenge against his employer.
Forty-nine-year-old Donald Foster III asked the judge Thursday to let him out of jail because he is a single parent with a young daughter. Prosecutors asked that no bond be set.
Foster was arrested Wednesday and charged with attempted murder and second-degree burglary. Investigators say Foster was suspended from his job as equipment manager at Fresenius Medical Services on July 2, and broke in a few days later.
A company spokesman says the bleach was found during one of several daily checks.
Authorities say patients could have died if clinic workers hadn't found the bleach in the water.