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Student gets jail time for dorm room “prank”

Convict told police she was inspired by Wedding Crashers

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Luciana Reichel, 22, received 30 months of probation and 90 days in jail from a judge on Wednesday for poisoning her roommate in their dorm room at the University of Wisconsin, reports the Appleton Post-Crescent.

Reichel told police that the 2005 movie Wedding Crashers had inspired her to drip Visine eye drops into her roommate’s water bottle for months on end. She told them it was a prank. In Wedding Crashers, Owen Wilson’s character puts eye drops into a glass of wine to make Bradley Cooper’s character ill.

Reichel’s victim experienced nausea, diarrhea and lost appetite from the drops.

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