HOWELL (WWJ/AP) – Authorities say a woman used her pregnancy, and a sugary drink mix, as a way to try to escape from the Livingston County jail.

According to Sheriff Bob Bezotte, Ray Lynn Dennis-Sessions used Kool-Aid to pretend she was bleeding due to pregnancy complications.

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“Through the commissary, the inmates can get Kool-Aid, and she got red Kool-Aid and made it look like she was bleeding,” Bezotte told WWJ Newsradio 950’s Kathryn Larson.

Deputies took the Fowlerville resident to University of Michigan hospital where a doctor concluded she was fine and had been faking distress.

Bezotte says Dennis-Sessions, who is six months pregnant, planned to use the hospital visit as a way to escape.  He said, through jail intel, authorities learned she was plotting to make a getaway with her husband.

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“Actually, we knew about the plan when we went down there, so we took extra police officers and we notified Washtenaw County,” Bezotte said, “so, we had quite a bit of security in and out of the hospital.”

Dennis-Sessions already is in trouble, having pleaded guilty to delivering meth and operating a meth lab. As a habitual offender, she faces life in prison when she’s sentenced Nov. 21.

Dennis-Sessions is now under investigation for filing a false report and conspiracy to escape.

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She will  now be charged with conspiracy to escape