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Apr 14

Indiana University Biochemistry Major Commits Suicide with Hydrogen Sulfide


Almost exactly one month ago, I posted on a recent duo of suicides in my area by hydrogen sulfide (MSDS) – a toxic gas generated by mixing together certain easy-to-obtain household chemicals. Today, I saw a story out of my home state of Indiana that a 21 year old junior biochemistry major from Indiana Univeristy …

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Mar 15

Hydrogen Sulfide Suicide


I woke up this morning to Breaking News on my local morning news.  Police responded to a suspicious vehicle call around 10pm, where they found a woman slumped over in her car.  Police opened the door, whereupon they discovered a bucket with chemicals on the front seat.  The officer was overcome with the fumes and …

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