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Episode 5, Season 5<br> Umbrella Assassin

Season 5 Episode 5
Umbrella Assassin

About the Episode

On September 11, 1978, Bulgarian émigré, writer and broadcast journalist Georgi Markov died. Three days before, while waiting for a bus, Markov felt a sudden sting in the back of his thigh. Markov was soon hospitalized. After his death, an investigation ruled Markov had been poisoned. A pellet containing ricin had been shot into his leg. How had this political murder been executed?

Aired: 10/03/06 | Expires: 12/14/15 | Runtime: 55m 03s