FBI eyeing '86 Yonkers Tylenol death in Unabomber case
As federal investigators probe a possible connection between Ted Kaczynski, known infamously as the "Unabomber," and a series of Tylenol-related deaths in Chicago, they are also looking at whether or not the infamous fiend may have been responsible for a similar death reported in Yonkers in 1986.
The FBI wants to know if Kaczynski, who is already serving a life sentence for 16 different bombings that killed three people, might be responsible for tainting several batches of Tylenol with cyanide. The capsules resulted in the death of seven people in Chicago in 1982.
In 1986, 23-year-old Diane Elsroth, of Peekskill, told her family and friends that she had a headache, and went to bed after taking a Tylenol at her boyfriend's parents' house in Yonkers. She was found dead in her bed the next morning.
Federal investigators have now asked Yonkers police for any information they have regarding Elsroth's death to see if Kaczynski may somehow be responsible.