The Umbrella Murder - Silencing Soviet Secrets

The Umbrella Murder - A Cold War Poisoning 

Murder as a rule is usually a messy and noisy affair that can’t usually be carried out in broad daylight and go undetected. A murder weapon as inconspicuous as an umbrella and a micro dose of poison could however make murder swift, clean and almost painless for the victim. The death of Bulgarian defector, Georgi Markov happened in just this way. In broad daylight and with its victim not really knowing what had happened. But, who was Georgi murdered by and why?

This time on Macabre London, we uncover The umbrella murder. 

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