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By Tim Healey

ISBN-10: 0600570096

ISBN-13: 9780600570097

A part of a sequence of books which examines real-life tales that experience made newspaper headlines worldwide, this appears to be like at crimes of ardour.

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Next they inserted an oropharyngeal ring, a device that looks like a curved piece of plastic, into Kathy’s mouth and underneath her tongue. Its purpose is to pull the tongue out of the way to open up the airway as much as possible before inserting a piece of plastic tubing through the vocal cords, a process known as intubation, to provide a mechanism by which a patient can breathe. As they continued with the CPR, one of the paramedics started an IV and began administering a variety of medications that included epinephrine and atropine because Kathy was still a systole, a flatliner.

The cardinal mysteriously took ill and died after handling gold coins that may have been treated with nicotine, the source of which had reportedly been Catherine de Médicis. Nicotine had recently been discovered in the New World, and may have made it into Catherine’s hands by then. By the time the Victorian era came into being, poisons such as arsenic and strychnine were particularly popular, primarily because they were so easy to obtain and could be used with relative ease in secrecy. For a time, murder by poisoning had become so commonplace, particularly with the rise in popularity of life insurance policies, that poisoning someone for financial gain seemed almost fashionable.

Her cause of death was released to the news media as complications from the massive heart attack that she had suffered over the weekend, even though the definitive autopsy had not yet been performed. Since she had no immediately known history of prior serious medical problems, her sudden death was a shock to nearly everyone who knew her and worked with her. News of her death quickly reverberated throughout state political circles. At a hastily called press conference, many of the state’s political leaders expressed their shock and sadness over Kathy’s sudden passing.

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