Summer festivals are a time for people to get together, be happy celebrating the summer, being with family and friends, or just enjoying the festivities. It’s great for people to come together in their community. Expecting a tragedy to occur during a summer festival is not something that comes to mind. It is especially true when eating the food prepared by a woman. We will be discussing Masumi Hayashi who killed four people and poisoned 63 people with a communal pot of curry during a summer festival.