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There was at least one catalog available for such individuals, JLF, based in Indiana. ” In 2002, the producer of this catalog was convicted of eight counts of violation of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Controlled Substances Act. 4. Antique drug/chemical bottles: Here is a source of poisons that is often overlooked by investigators. Surprisingly, one can purchase antique chemical bottles sometimes with their lethal contents still intact. These items can be obtained from flea markets, Internet auctions, or bottle collectors, and more than likely there is no paper trail of the purchase that leads to the offender.

So what is a poison? Although definitions may differ according to the laws of various states, to From: Forensic Science and Medicine: Criminal Poisoning, Second Edition By: J. H. , 2000, p. , 2000, p. 1422) Probably the most astute concept of what constitutes the difference between a poisonous and a nonpoisonous substance was stated by the famous 16th-century alchemist Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim (Paracelsus) (1493–1541), when he wrote: “What is there that is not poison, all things are poison and nothing (is) without poison.

Swango is thought to have killed many patients in many US states, as well as in Africa. Since childhood he had a fascination with violent death, often collecting newspaper clippings associated with such events. For his senior thesis he chose the Markov murder, and his favorite film was Silence of the Lambs. Even his medical school classmates gave him the nickname “Double-O-Swango” in reference to the James Bond character. He kept a collection of books on poisons and maintained recipe cards on poisonous substances.

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