Crime and Science Radio: Drugs, Poisons, Toxins, and Death

10 Oct

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DP Lyle, MD discusses several famous cases that involve the use of drugs and poisons and reveals the toxicological principles behind each case. Kristen Rossum and the American Beauty Murder, Stella Nickell’s product tampering, and the complex issues surrounding Kurt Cobain’s death are some of the topics to be discussed.




Forensic Toxicology: Wikipedia

WSJ: Poison and Progress

Toxipedia: Toxicology Timeline

Kristin Rossum: Wikipedia

Murderpedia: Kristin Rossum

CBS 48 Hours: American Beauty (2009)

Stella Nickell: Wikipedia

Murderpedia: Stella Nickell

People: Killing Her Husband Wasn’t Enough for Stella Nickell; to Make Her Point, She Poisoned a Stranger,,20099360,00.html

CBS 48 Hours: Bitter Pill: A Wife on Trial

Find-em: Stella M. Nickell Case

Kurt Cobain: Wikipedia

Death of Kurt Cobain: Wikipedia Kurt Cobain

Justice For Kurt Kurt Cobain: Murder or Suicide? The Truth About the Nirvana Enigma

Youtube: Kurt Cobain: Death Conspiracy

Youtube: Nirvana Kurt Cobain’s Death Documentary

Ryder Salmen Dies From Drug-laced Mother’s Milk:



2 responses to “Crime and Science Radio: Drugs, Poisons, Toxins, and Death

  1. thelma straw

    October 10, 2013 at 2:31 pm

    Doug, I’m forever impressed by how erudite you are!


    • D.P. Lyle, MD

      October 10, 2013 at 5:27 pm

      I get called all kinds of things but this one I like. Thanks. It’s maybe because what I don’t know I make up.



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