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Celebrity fact and fiction are forever separated as Autopsy: The Last Hours Of... reveals the truth behind the controversial deaths of some of the most famous celebrities. The sudden and tragic passing of these global mega-stars sent the world into a frenzy fueled by hearsay and rumor. Now crucial medical evidence gained from the actual autopsies explains what killed the stars and reveals how they died, finally putting an end to the speculation. Interviews with friends and family shed light on the decisions that set them on the path towards their deaths, and by combining medical fact with personal revelation, Autopsy: The Last Hours Of... investigates not only the untimely deaths but also the extraordinary lives of these global icons. In new episodes Dr. Richard Shepherd will investigate the deaths of Nicole Brown Simpson, River Phoenix, Robin Williams.
On August 6th 2004, the music world was stunned when outrageous entertainer and colourful funk star Rick James was found dead by his housekeeper in his LA home. He was 56 years old. Adored by women, Rick James was an 80s Motown sensation and lived the classic drug-fuelled rock-n-roll lifestyle. However, his excesses took a dark turn when in 1991, he was accused of kidnap and torture, resulting in a prison sentence. Upon release, he turned his life around but something went terribly wrong and things took a turn for the worse. Renowned forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Hunter is investigating Rick James' death and will look into his autopsy report, witness statements and first-hand accounts to reveal why this accomplished, charismatic and popular star died suddenly, alone at home.
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