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Arsenic in Tea and Cake

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Friday 21 November 1941, Barrier Miner (Broken Hill)

SYDNEY. Thursday. – In a fit of jealousy a hotel groom was alleged to have attempted the murder of five persons, including his wife, on October 15, by putting arsenic in the tea and a cake. This was stated by the police at Emmaville Court today when Darrel Raymond Myers (27) was charged. Police allege that Myers took the action when he believed his wife was paying attention to other men.


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April 28, 2011 at 8:05 pm

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  1. Ken

    April 28, 2011 at 10:32 pm

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