At 11pm, on the night of June 9th, 1994, Paul Curry called 911 and reported his wife Linda was unconscious and not breathing. When the paramedics arrived, they were unable to revive her. Linda Curry’s cause of death was massive acute nicotine poisoning, but how did non-smoker Linda come to die in such a way?
Femme Fatale and spoilt brat Robyn ‘Colette’ Lindholm loved horses and manipulating men. When she found her lovers to no longer be useful, she would organise to have them murdered. Sex, drugs and her own hubris and greed would be her undoing.
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Aussie As: An ambitious shoplifter attempts to steal hot spaghetti in his pants
Linda Curry Sources: PEOPLE v. CURRY, Court of Appeals of California, Fourth District, Division Three, Filed June 29, 2017. To Catch A Genius, 48 Hours, Erin Moriarty, August 6, 2016, Nicotine As A Murder Weapon? CBS News, Erin Moriarty, July 7, 2016. The Cold-Blooded Murderers Who Poisoned With Nicotine… and Nearly Got Away With It, True Crime Historian, Ash Woods, August 27, 2018. Nicotine: Poisoning People for Fun and Profit—Part 37, Anne R Allen, September 28, 2018. Nicotine and the Chemistry of Murder, Wired, Deborah Blum, 25 May, 2012. Fatal Mystery Illness Now Looks Like Poisoning, Los Angeles Times, H.G. REZA, May 14, 1995.
Aussie As Sources: Would-be thief puts hot spaghetti down his pants and instantly regrets it, Yahoo News Australia, July 2019. ‘Stupidity At Its Highest’: Thief Burns Himself After Stuffing Hot Spaghetti Down Pants, 10 News Daily, Katie Hill, July 2, 2019.
Robyn Lindholm Sources: The Guardian, Woman jailed for convincing lover to kill fiance, before having him killed too, Nov 7, 2019. The Northern Daily Leader,Vic ex-stripper now a dual murderer, Nov 7, 2019. Serial Killing Stripper: The True Story of Robyn Lindholm by Chelsea Calbert. News.com.au, Robyn Lindholm’s sick act for cameras after fiancee’s murder, by Ally Foster. News.com.au, Ex-stripper Robyn Lindholm sentenced for arranging fiance’s murder. The Age, Black widow: Robyn Lindholm found guilty of murdering another lover, By Adam Cooper, September 26, 2019. The Daily Mail, Femme fatale known as the ‘Black Widow’ is found guilty of murdering her ex-fiance – as the extraordinary story of how she used her body and rampant sexual desires to convince men to KILL for her can be revealed, By Wayne Flower September 26, 2019. Abc.net.au, Robyn Lindholm jailed for 28 years for murder of lover George Templeton, by Karen Percy, November 7, 2019. Perth Now, Murderous ex-stripper Robyn Lindholm jailed for 28 years for murder of George Templeton by Caroline Schelle, November 7, 2019. The Herald Sun, Stripper Robyn Lindholm sentenced for second ‘Black Widow’ murder by Rebecca Cavanagh, November 7, 2019. The News Daily, The serial-killer stripper: My encounter with Robyn Lindholm by John Elder, November 9, 2019. 7 News.com.au, Ex-stripper Robyn Lindholm sentenced for arranging murder, November 7, 2019.