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ABC News Asks What Killed Anna Nicole, Exclusively

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Again, how does a question qualify as an “exclusive”?

Nonetheless, here’s one “exclusive” question examined by Dr. Michael Welner:

Is murder a realistic possibility?

It is a possibility that should at least be explored. The mere notion that Anna Nicole Smith had “problems,” lost a son and was battling legal messes does not resolve the potential for her homicide. Marilyn Monroe was also an emotional tinderbox who died in what came to be known as a suicide but without fully resolved questions. What compounds the questions here is the death of Smith’s son months earlier, under suspicious circumstances. True, her son died from an apparent combination of antidepressants and opiates. But someone with a homicidal agenda could certainly overdose him. Such was the controversy in the death of Las Vegas hotel magnate Ted Binion. Even if tampering with a medicine or drug dose were too difficult to arrange, it is far easier to poison someone and to avoid discovery with what one is already taking than to ply someone with a foreign substance that would clearly show itself on autopsy as lethal.

  • EXCLUSIVE: What Killed Anna Nicole Smith? [ABCNews.com]
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