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Festivals and Arsenic: The Wakayama Curry Killer

Circumstantial evidence led to the death penalty for Masumi Hayashi.

Adobe Stock by Joshua Resnick, edited by the author

In 1998, a pot of poisoned curry was served at a Japanese summer festival. Four people, including two children, died. More than sixty others suffered before recovering.

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