CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 14, 1982
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(Studio) Kansas City authorities reported claiming that Robert Richardson, suspect in Tylenol poisoning in Chicago, Illinois, is known to have been involved in previous poisonings; details given. Richardson noted sought by Illinois police as likely author of extortion letter to Tylenol mfrs.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Chicago, Illinois) Current status of investigation here examined. [Illinois attorney general Tyrone FAHNER - comments.] Hurdles faced by investigators outlined. [MAN, Mayor Jane BYRNE - note difficulty in finding killer.] [Police superintendent Richard BRZECZEK - comments on difficulty in judging length of inquiry.] Various leads, include arrest and release of suspect, outlined. [BRZECZEK - won't qualify him as suspect.] [FAHNER - describes strange response by citizen.] Details of investigation outlined.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara
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