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Mundane or propane:

Victim: Harold Banner
Cause of death: using prussic acid as a pick-me-up
Circumstance: Mr Banner had a drugstore at 50 London Road (he was not a registered chemist). He was in the habit of using prussic acid as a pick-me-up. His widow claimed he had had 'a happy life'.
Origin of this story: Grantham Journal 22 Feb 1913 (page 3)

Blew me away. Way to go.

I'd have had more exciting afternoons at the corn clinic. Get this snoozeworthy material off the site.
 
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