• Kyodo


Police investigating a possible serial poisoner at a Yokohama hospital believe the killer injected a toxin into multiple intravenous drip bags after they were brought out of storage.

A chemical used in disinfectant that likely killed two elderly male patients at Oguchi Hospital may have been injected through rubber plugs in the bags in a nurses’ room during a lightly staffed three-day holiday, investigative sources said Wednesday.

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