Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Saleman Abdirahman Dirie

You haven't heard this name? He was found dead in his Denver hotel room, 2 weeks before the Democrat National Convention, with a large amount of a fine white powder that may be cyanide.


Cyanide can be made from plants in very small amounts. It can be a gas, liquid or powder. It prevents the body from using oxygen and therefore is more harmful to the heart and brain than other organs. "It was used in concentration camps in World War II and by Saddam Hussein against the Kurds in the 1990s," CBD4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida said. "And put it in a little capsule, it is in fact used as a suicide pill just like you see in the movies." Officials said cyanide can be used as a terrorist weapon if it is dumped in water put in food, sprayed as a gas, or many other methods.

Good news

The investigation is continuing


Update: Small bottle of cyanide?

She said that investigators found a small bottle of sodium cyanide, "which you can buy" she said.

Update 2: About a pound (less than a quart) and confirmed has cyanide. Enough to kill hundreds.

Update 3: Lots of hits from search engines looking for the name Saleman Abdirahman Dirie, Welcome, I hope you'll stay a while and come back often.

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