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Duerson's autopsy report is chilling

Posted on: March 23, 2011 3:27 pm
Posted by Josh Katzowitz

The Dave Duerson suicide gets more disturbing with each subsequent piece of news that emerges about the incident that ended his life.

First, there was the actual suicide. Then, there was the news that he purposely shot himself in the chest so he could donate his intact brain to science for the study of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. And then the news that he was bankrupt and that he had begun to have problems with his memory.

Today, it gets even more disturbing.

In a Miami New Times article, the paper reports the minute details of Duerson’s suicide from the autopsy report.

Before shooting himself, Duerson had propped a chair against the front door of his apartment and laid out documents on the dining room table. According to the story, he also placed “two framed certificates, framed medals, and a folded American flag at the head of the bed. Naked except for a gold necklace, he climbed into bed and pulled a green sheet up to his neck.”

Then, he held a .38 Special in his left hand and shot himself in the chest, with the bullet lodging in his right lung.

For more of the autopsy report, click this link to the New Times.

But like this whole ordeal, the report is disturbing.

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Tags: Dave Duerson

Since: Feb 3, 2008
Posted on: March 23, 2011 11:59 pm

Duerson's autopsy report is chilling

I didnt know that GOD had you as a spokesperson lol  U IDIOT

Since: Aug 31, 2006
Posted on: March 23, 2011 11:43 pm

Duerson's autopsy report is chilling

God doesn't listen to people who takes his greatest gift by committing suicide.

Since: Dec 1, 2009
Posted on: March 23, 2011 7:45 pm

Duerson's autopsy report is chilling

Give the man some respect; that he executed himself in a fashion that allowed his mental faculties to be studied was enough, but leave the details to Mr. Duerson, God and the Police report.

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