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Drug Tampering #520409

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 27, 1982
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(Studio) Denver, Colorado, authorities said believing recent mercuric chloride poisoning of Excedrin capsules was copycat tampering following Tylenol murders in Chicago, Illinois.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Denver, Colorado) Continue investigation here into Excedrin poisoning examined; Bristol-Myers, Excedrin mfrs., noted urging stores to remove prods. [Dr. Robert CONTIGUGLIA - cites condition of victim William Sinkovic.] [Police spokesperson Jerry FRICKE - describes course of investigation.] Emily Jurick, thought 2nd mercuric chloride victim, said possibly suffering from flu; poisoning of Anacin and frozen pie mentioned. [PEOPLE - comment on situation.]
REPORTER: Mary Nissenson

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Nissenson, Mary
Duration:
00:01:40

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