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Crime History: Texas father kills son with trick-or-treat candy

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On this day, Oct. 31, in 1974, Ronald O'Bryan fatally poisoned his 8-year-old son, Timothy, by giving him trick-or-treat candy spiked with cyanide. Timothy poured powdered sweetener from a Pixy Stix straw into his mouth and complained that it tasted bitter. O'Bryan gave him some Kool-Aid to wash the taste out. Houston-area detectives quickly combed the neighborhood, recovering four other Pixy...

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