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Mathieu Orfila

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Sex, lies and arsenic: how the 'king of poisons' lost its crown
It was at this point that respected chemist Mathieu Orfila, an acknowledged authority on the Marsh test, was called (ironically by the defence) to examine the results. He performed the test again and demonstrated that it had been carried out incorrectly.
Dial chem for murder
But despite compelling circumstantial evidence, the Marsh test seemed at first to show no traces of the poison in the exhumed corpse.
'Forensics: The anatomy of crime' opens at Wellcome Collection
The rise and fall of arsenic.
About a year into the trial, the renowned toxicologist Mathieu Orfila was called upon to examine Lafarge's remains.
Forensics: The anatomy of crime

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