The Teacup Poisoner: A Biography of Serial Killer Graham Young

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Graham Young had an unusual obsession from a young age. Where most
youths might be interested in music and sports, Young was fascinated by
poisons. By the age of 14, he was using his family (who, of course,
didn't know) as experiments. In 1962, still a teen, his stepmother died
from one of his poisoning experiments.

Young eventually confessed
to the murder of his stepmother and the attempted murder of several
other members of his family; he was sent to a mental hospital for nine
years, where he was ultimately released fully recovered. Unknown to the
hospital, however, Young was actually using his time in the mental
hospital to study medical texts and improve his poisoning skills. His
true work as a poisoner had only just begun!

This gripping narrative gives you a page-turning look at one of England's most notorious serial killers: Graham Young.
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Absolute Crime
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Published on
Oct 10, 2013
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Pages
100
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Criminals & Outlaws
True Crime / Murder / Serial Killers
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