American facing life for posting cyanide to suicidal British man
An American man who posted cyanide to a suicidal Briton faces life imprisonment after being found guilty in relation to his death.
Sidney Kilmartin sent the substance to Andrew Denton, of Hull, who died in 2012.
He was found guilty by a jury in the United States on Tuesday of mailing injurious articles resulting in death and witness tampering.
Kilmartin, who lived in Windham, south west of Bangor in the state of Maine, had already admitted mail fraud and wire fraud.
The prosecution said Kilmartin had previously posted Epsom salt to a number of suicidal people, under the guise of cyanide,... read more
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