Zagazig familicide
Date October 1927
Location(s) Zagazig, Egypt
Target(s) Family
Killed 6
Injured 1
Weapon(s) Arsenic

In October 1927 an Egyptian girl poisoned seven members of her family in Zagazig, Egypt. Because her family had objected to her marriage the 16-year-old laced sweets with arsenic, thus killing her mother, four brothers, and a sister, while a second sister was posioned, but survived. The girl was arrested. [1][2][3]


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