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many people to inherit the insurance money.
Each one of them
seemed to die of a
illness with great
|Mary Anne Cotton
Mary Anne Cotton killed 21 people and maybe even her own children. Mary Anne Cotton was on the loose to kill from 1852-1872.
Mary Wilson married
four men and killed every single one with
Phosphorous. Police became suspicious of Mary and dug up her husbands and found Phosphorous on parts of their bodies.
Levels of arsenic are rising in groundwater because of landfill sights. Arsenic often comes from natural sources such as bedrock and ends up in groundwater. Millions of people in different places in Bangladesh are
slowly but definitely getting poisoned by arsenic in contaminated water.
Graham Young killed people with 2 different
kinds of poisons. He poisoned his stepmother
and many others with antimony and thallium.
Hemlock usually lives several years, produces fruit then it dies. The leaves look a lot like parsley and are sometimes mistaken. Children are poisoned when they make flutes and things from the stem. You can get rid of the plant by spraying 2,4D.
Strychnine crystals come with no color at all. It comes from a tree called
Nux Vomica. Many, many people accidentally become poisoned when they have illegal drugs with Strychnine in them.