SCIENCE IN REVIEW; 'Truth Serum,' Reportedly Used in Heirens Case, Is a Drug Well Known to Psychiatrists

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SCIENCE IN REVIEW; 'Truth Serum,' Reportedly Used in Heirens Case, Is a Drug Well Known to Psychiatrists

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Seventeen-year-old William Heirens is said to have confessed that he murdered the little Degnan child after Dr. Roy R. Grinker had given him a truth serum. Not only this, but Heirens is also said to have confessed two earlier murders.

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'SCIENCE IN REVIEW; 'Truth Serum,' Reportedly Used in Heirens Case, Is a Drug Well Known to Psychiatrists', New York Times

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“SCIENCE IN REVIEW; 'Truth Serum,' Reportedly Used in Heirens Case, Is a Drug Well Known to Psychiatrists,” Past Periodicals, accessed November 28, 2021, https://unsettlingscientificstories.omeka.net/items/show/21855.