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10 Celebrity Deaths: The Final Details


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David Carradine (Birth name: John Arthur Carradine)
Carradine was found dead in his hotel room in Bangkok.
Carradine was found dead in his hotel room in Bangkok.
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Date of Death: June 4, 2009

Age at Death: 62

Profession: Actor

Fatal Details: Carradine was found dead in his hotel room in Bangkok. A Thai forensic pathologist and director of the Central Institute of Forensic Science stated the incident met four of the criteria for accidental death involving autoerotic asphyxiation. Police Lt. Gen. Worapong Chewprecha, commander of the Metropolitan Police, remarked that the closed circuit television installed within the hotel supported the theory that no other persons were involved in Carradine's death.

In July 2009, it was reported that a private pathologist, after carrying out a second autopsy, also ruled out the possibility of suicide. However, he was still unable to determine whether Carradine's death was accidental or a homicide.


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