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2012-11-29 Britain
Another Russian Dead in the U.K.
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Posted by Raider 2012-11-29 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6505 views ]  Top

#1 by the way ... pretty sophisticated killing. assassins like that just don't come cheap. you can really max out your AmEx card calling these guys.
Posted by Raider 2012-11-29 00:04||   2012-11-29 00:04|| Front Page Top

#2 I'm still waiting for word about the ricin. It's the old, dependable drugs that really shine in these types of circumstances.
That's if the Bulgarians will share.
Posted by ed in texas 2012-11-29 06:50||   2012-11-29 06:50|| Front Page Top

#3  a case that caused an international outcry and prompted the United States to push for a bill cracking down on Russian corruption.

I've got to ponder that one a little more.
Posted by Blackbeard Snaviger6355 2012-11-29 10:16||   2012-11-29 10:16|| Front Page Top

#4  JohnQC = Blackbeard Snaviger6355. I cleared out my history to get rid of accrued garbage and got a new nym. I rather like Blackbeard.
Posted by Blackbeard Snaviger6355 2012-11-29 10:19||   2012-11-29 10:19|| Front Page Top

#5 Blackbeard is a pretty good avatar, JohnQC. Watch out for strange ships in the waters, mate - and always post a lookout!! HAHAHA!!!

Ed - no doubt the UK police will test for ricin as a poison. What's strange here is that the victim died while jogging. You might expect that if this was some sort of poison taken by fluids or food - he would die shortly after a meal. Possibly the poison in this case was a cardiac toxin. Or maybe the poison was soaked into some of his sports equipment (or clothes) and then entered the body through the skin during his workout.

This could be a death from natural causes, of course. But if it's a murder - it's a sophisticated one. Let's watch for the autopsy results.
Posted by Raider 2012-11-29 12:21||   2012-11-29 12:21|| Front Page Top

#6 The U.K.? Probably bad food.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-11-29 19:00||   2012-11-29 19:00|| Front Page Top

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