Paramount+ is set to premiere the five-part docuseries “PAINKILLER: THE TYLENOL MURDERS” on October 10, 2023, the 41st anniversary of the first victim’s death. The series explores the mysterious and tragic deaths of seven people, mostly in and around Chicago, in 1982, all linked by tainted Tylenol capsules laced with cyanide. It delves into the chaotic time of the investigation, focusing on a prime suspect, James Lewis, who remained at large for over 40 years. The docuseries also examines Lewis’s connection to other crimes, raising questions about whether DNA evidence could finally solve the case. “PAINKILLER” is produced by WBBM Films/CBS Chicago for See It Now Studios, with Jeff Harris and Susan Zirinsky as executive producers.
About Painkiller: The Tylenol Murders TV Show
Painkiller: The Tylenol Murders is a true crime documentary that delves into the chilling and unsolved case of the 1982 Tylenol poisonings in the United States. This gripping series explores the investigation, the victims, and the enduring mystery surrounding the poisoning of over-the-counter medication that resulted in multiple deaths. With interviews, archival footage, and in-depth research, the documentary sheds light on this infamous crime that shook the nation and changed the way products are sealed and distributed.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite shows. Check out and bookmark our TV shows cancelled in 2019-20 season and TV shows renewed for 2020-21 season lists.