Chicago Tylenol Murders

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#046 - Between September and October 1982, seven people throughout the greater Chicago metropolitan area were killed after ingesting the over-the-counter painkiller Tylenol. The pills were discovered to have been laced with cyanide.
Their deaths sent shock waves throughout the country and forever changed the way we take medicine in the United States.
The person behind the Chicago Tylenol murders remains a mystery.
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