When 41-year-old waitress Peggy Carr succumbed to a mysterious illness in October 1988, doctors in Alturas, Florida, struggled to figure out what was wrong with her.
As other members of Peggy’s family became sick too, one neurologist came to suspect they were dealing with a case of poisoning. Tests soon confirmed the family had been deliberately poisoned with the rare heavy metal thallium, but no one could understand why.
Research & writing – Erin Munro
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Narration – Anonymous Host
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Trepal v. Secretary Florida Department of Corrections
Poison Mind – Jeffrey Good and Susan Goreck
The murder of Peggy Carr – Dateline Mystery
Forensic Files – Bitter Potion
Murder She Solved – The Mensa Murders
The Mensa Murder – South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The justice story – NY Daily News
Grim milestone: 20 years on death row – The Ledger
Poisoning victims’ children have come to accept death – The Ledger
Murderpedia – George James Trepal
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