Stories tagged: Strychnine
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018
100 years ago in Spokane: State officials launch rules aimed at combatting sexually transmitted diseases
State authorities were launching “the most remarkable offensive against the vice infections which has ever been attempted in the West.” By “vice infections,” they meant sexually transmitted diseases.
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018
100 years ago in Spokane: Soup poisoned with strychnine suspected in farmer’s death
Peter Bayer, 60, a Garden Springs farmer, staggered into a neighbor’s home and said, “Oh, Jim, I’ve been poisoned eating soup.” He collapsed into a chair and died about 20 …
Thu., June 2, 2016, 12:34 p.m.
14 working dogs poisoned with strychnine in southwestern Idaho
Fourteen stock and guard dogs in southwestern Idaho have been poisoned and 12 have died as a result of the same type of chemical.
Sun., July 19, 2015
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago Mystery surrounded the sudden and painful death of John Knicesky, 30, an Elk millworker and former amateur wrestler.
Fri., March 5, 2010
South Hill dog death investigated
A South Hill dog died mysteriously Tuesday after eating something in its backyard.
Thu., March 4, 2010, 8:58 a.m.
Poison suspected in another dog death
A South Hill dog died mysteriously Tuesday after eating something in its back yard.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2010
No poison found in latest meatball
No poison was detected in meat found in a Spokane woman’s yard in the 900 block of East 36th Avenue on Monday, the Spokane Regional Animal Protection Service announced Thursday. …
Tue., March 10, 2009
Sandpoint dogs poisoned by strychnine
When Frank and Carrie Corallino, of Sandpoint, returned home from work on Jan. 30, they instantly knew something was wrong with Scooby, their 2-year-old Labrador retriever-Rhodesian ridgeback mix. He greeted …