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Police say apparent suicide led to Hazmat situation

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Wilmington Police say officers responding to an apparent suicide had to call in a HAZMAT team to a home at 2004 Market Street last night.

Officers found potassium cyanide, which can create hydrogen cyanide gas when mixed with water, according to the Wilmington Fire Department.

Police say a 42-year-old man appears to have killed himself by inhaling or ingesting the potassium cyanide. Investigators are waiting on an autopsy to confirm that. The man's name has not been released.

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Where did he get cyanide?

Unless someone can tell me where he got this cyanide, then the investigation is not complete. There is a possibility that someone could have killed him using cyanide. If police can not answer the question where he got the cyanide, they are shortcutting, and have not solved this case. Its a controlled substance so there is a trail for trace elements of this gas. They can find out who bought it and where. There are professional killers who can reverse engineer crime scenes, and fool investigators. Perhaps not in this case, but can you answer the question , where did he get the cyanide? If not, then the guilty are walking away free.

HE WORKED IN A LAB. ITS

HE WORKED IN A LAB. ITS REPORTED HE GOT IT FROM THERE. EVIDENTLY ITS NOT AS HARD TO OBTAIN AS MOST PEOPLE THINK. (AND IT SHOULDN'T BE THAT EASY EITHER.)

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