Expert dies of cyanide poisoning

Young Walter Price, 26, accidentally inhaled the fumes of the cyanide plant at Horseshoe Mine at Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Death by cyanide wasn’t an uncommon occurrence in the goldfields, less than a decade after the major WA goldrush began, given its essential use to extract gold from rock. What was unfortunate is that Walter’s profession wasContinue reading “Expert dies of cyanide poisoning”