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The Teacup Killer:
Transcript of The Teacup Killer:
Born in Neasden, UK
He got Schizophrenia
Fascinated with poisons since very young
Poisoned over 70 people
Derived from plants that contain digoxin
Effects the heart causing:
Vastly increased, decreased
Irregular heart rate
Loss of appetite
Confusion and vision changes
A heavy metal that can very easily be powdered
Causes flu-like symptoms
headache, nausea, dizziness, fever and depression
Vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal discomfort, skin rash
Even hair loss!
What did he do....
In 1962, he poisoned his stepmother and she died..
Then, he also poisoned his father.
After that, he tricked his sister that:
"This tea tasted bitter! "
Then his sister drank it and has been hospitalized
After that, he got caught by the police.
After 9 years....
He has been released.
He worked in a laboratory.
He made some tea that contain poison in it.
And he made it for his colleagues
2 of his colleagues got severe illnesses, agony and died
Then, he poisoned 70 more people
Fortunately, all of them just suffered from nausea and other primary illnesses
One of his colleagues report to police and he got arrested again
He has been sent to life sentence
Types of poisons he used
A toxin derived from the Aconitum plant causes:
Tingling or burning
Headache and confusion.
Was it solved!?
He has been sent to life sentence in 1971.
But he died in 1990 because of myocardial infarction.
In 2005 Nov, A Japanese girl attempted to use thallium attempted to poison her mother. She claimed that she was fascinated by Graham.
And she also had a notebook to record the doseage.
Used in pesticides and can cause:
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
loss of reflexes
convulsions, muscle wasting,
Coma and hair loss