Tag Archives: cyanide

Man gets 25 years in prison for mailing cyanide to suicidal man

Potassium Cyanide

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list HMN-Sidney P. Kilmartin has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for mailing cyanide to an English gentleman, who used the chemical for suicide. (Press Herald) The bizarre case of Sidney Kilmartin, 56, had been in federal court for four years. Sidney P. Kilmartin, the former Windham man convicted of sending cyanide to ...

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Reported cyanide spill on Pittsburgh campus

Cyanide

HMN-A reported “Cyanide-derived material” spill at the University of Pittsburgh Chevron Science Center brings HAZMAT units to the campus. WTAE/AP reports that three students have checked out ok after the incident. PITTSBURGH — Three students have been checked out by paramedics and deemed OK after a “cyanide-derived compound” spilled at the University of Pittsburgh’s Chevron Science Center. University spokesman Joe ...

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Hazmat ‘Chemical Contamination Incident’ Reported at Waterbury, CT Hospital

HMN- Waterbury, Connecticut. One person is dead after a hazmat incident that occurred Friday. Emergency personnel and Hazmat crews were called to Waterbury Hospital Friday following a report of “chemical contamination incident,” reports Fox61 News. A patient who suffered cardiac arrest was brought into the ER from American Electroplating in Waterbury, and he had a bag marked sodium cyanide in his ...

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Hazmat situation declared on Rockmount Road – Chem Suicide

Source: Wicked Local By James Sanna, jsanna@wickedlocal.com Posted Sep. 4, 2015 at 6:09 PM Updated Sep 4, 2015 at 6:55 PM ARLINGTON An apparent suicide by cyanide sparked a large emergency response to the intersection of Rockmont Road and Richfield Road near Arlington High School in Arlington’s Morningside Heights neighborhood. Around 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 4, Arlington police and ...

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