Presentation on theme: "R.P. Hoenig Sir M.V. Belov. Mostly in found with potassium-based minerals in clays, soils, and granites Thallium sulfate was once widely used as rat."— Presentation transcript:
R.P. Hoenig Sir M.V. Belov
Mostly in found with potassium-based minerals in clays, soils, and granites Thallium sulfate was once widely used as rat poison and ant killer. Odorless and tasteless
A large number of murders committed in Sydney using Thallium based rat poison September 1952 Yvonne Gladys Fletcher tried for the murder of her was charged and tried for the murders of both her first husband, Desmond Butler and her abusive second husband, Bertrand Fletcher. Sentenced to death. October 1952, Ruby Norton was tried for the murder of her hated son-in-law, Allen Williams. Acquitted.
1952, Veronica Monty was tried in Australia for the attempted murder of her own son-in- law and the Australian rugby player, Bob Lulham (with whom she was having an intimate relationship). Killed herself with thallium in 1953, Caroline Grills tried for poisoning four people in her family by putting thallium rat poison in their tea. Sentenced to life in prison, where she was nicknamed “Aunt Thally” Moat would expect Australians to be more resilient to poison
1957, an attempted assassination of the KGB assassin Nikolai Khokhlov was made Khokhlov fled to Germany for treatment, but soon fled again to the United States His hair fell out and he now has blotches on his skin 1968 to 1992 he taught undergraduate and graduate psychology classes at California State University
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