Episode Detail: Mad Scientist - The Investigators
The case of scientist Alan Chmurny, who was convicted of attempted murder in 2001 for plotting to kill coworker Marta Bradley by placing mercury in her car's air ducts. The crime followed years of alleged stalking of Bradley and her husband by the scientist, who denied the allegations. Chmurny swallowed a cyanide capsule in open court shortly after the jury delivered its verdict. He died the next day.