Archive for the 'poisoning' Category

Stowe school porter cleared of poisoning soup – BBC News

“A kitchen porter at a public school in Buckinghamshire has been cleared of pouring drain cleaner into pupils’ soup.”

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BBC News, 6th April 2011

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Nanny jailed for attempting to poison Ann Summers boss Jacqueline Gold – Daily Telegraph

“The former nanny of Ann Summers boss Jacqueline Gold was jailed for 12 months today after admitting attempting to poison the lingerie tycoon with screen wash.”

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Daily Telegraph, 4th March 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

School lab technician jailed for drugging pupil – The Independent

“A school lab technician who knocked a teenage pupil unconscious by tricking her into wearing a dust mask doused in chloroform was jailed for two-and-a-half years today.”

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The Independent, 24th August 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Cocaine smuggler jailed for 20 years after drug-laced rum killed drinker – The Guardian

“A smuggler has been jailed for 20 years for the manslaughter of a taxi driver who died after unwittingly drinking a shot of rum from a bottle heavily laced with cocaine.”

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The Guardian, 11th August 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Man jailed for poison of baby son with painkillers – BBC News

“A man has been jailed for a minimum of 10 years for trying to kill his weeks-old baby son by smothering him and poisoning him with painkillers.”

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BBC News, 16th April 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Poisoned children win compensation fight against Corby borough council – The Guardian

“Families that brought a class action over the biggest case of child poisoning since thalidomide were celebrating tonight after reaching an out-of-court settlement with their local council. The result ends an 11-year battle waged by the families of 19 children born with deformities caused by toxic dust from a former steelworks in Corby, Northamptonshire.”

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The Guardian, 16th April 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Boris Berezovsky wins libel case over Litvinenko murder – The Guardian

“The exiled Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky was today awarded libel damages of £150,000 over ‘savage’ allegations he was behind the murder of his Alexander Litvinenko, the poisoned Russian dissident who was his close friend.”

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The Guardian, 10th March 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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