From: ILPI Support <info**At_Symbol_Here**ILPI.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Former student sentenced to seven years for poisoning colleague
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 18:26:58 -0500
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
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Another one in the news today, this time thallium ordered over the Internet (according to a TV news report I saw). 

Curious to see if details about the purchase itself emerge. The local news report suggested that the police did not believe the perpetrator's claim that he bought the chemicals with the intent of harming himself rather than his roommate.

BTW, wannabe criminals, here's a tip.  If you are going to scrawl racist epithets in someone's room and you are the only other person who has access to it, then you are pretty much the only suspect.  Obviously, one shouldn't be doing that under any circumstance, of course.

Rob Toreki

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On Dec 13, 2018, at 8:41 AM, Wayne Wood <wayne.wood**At_Symbol_Here**MCGILL.CA> wrote:

We sometimes forget about the possible malicious use of chemicals in our institutions, but it does happen from time-to-time.  More often than not the malicious use is intended to inflict self-harm but in this disturbing case it was towards a colleague:


Wayne Wood | Director, Environmental Health and Safety - Directeur, Sante´, securite´ et environnement| McGill University | 3610 rue McTavish Street, 4th floor | Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 1Y2 | Tel: (514) 398-2391

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