All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘deaths’

Mary Soames, Daughter of Winston Churchill, Dies

Mary Soames, the youngest daughter of former U.K. Prime Minister Winston Churchill, Has died. According to a BBC News report, Soames died on Saturday May 31 after suffering from a short illness. Soames was 91 years old. Soames was born Mary Spencer-Churchill on September 15, 1922. She was the youngest child of Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine Churchill, born …

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Bunny Yeager: Famed Bettie Page Photographer Dies

With her blonde hair and good looks, it’s not at all surprising to find that Bunny Yeager was one of the most photographed models of the 1940s. Yeager wasn’t satisfied with simply being a pretty face; she decided she loved being behind the camera more than being in front of it. The model-turned-photographer is credited with helping to popularize the …

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Kevin Sharp Dies: Country Music Star Was 43

Country singer Kevin Sharp has died at the age of 43. The singer was best known for his debut album Measure of a Man. According to Sharp’s official website the singer died on Saturday April 19 at 10 pm PST. Sharp died from complications related to stomach surgeries and digestive issues he had dealt with in the past. The singer …

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Maersk Alabama: Two Found Dead On Ship

Two men were found dead on the Maersk Alabama, the same ship that Somali pirates attempted to hijack in 2009, which was also the basis for the 2013 film Captain Phillips starring Tom Hanks. The two men, both 44 years old, were American security officers and former Navy SEALs. They worked for the Virginia-based maritime services firm Trident Group. Tom …

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I-94 Pile-Up Leads To Fatalities, Road Still Closed

Scott Collins, 17, of Chesterton, Indiana just missed being caught up in a potentially fatal collision on I-94. He and three teenage companions witnessed a series of pile-ups occur behind them on Thursday, which began with a number of semitrailers sliding on the snowy roadway. The incident took place near Michigan City and approximately 60 miles away from Chicago. Says …

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Exorcism Claimed The Lives Of 2 Toddlers

Two women in Germantown, Maryland have been arrested following a murder and attempted murder of one’s own children on Friday. The women were said to have been performing an exorcism. Two of the children died of multiple stab wounds and two others are hospitalized with undisclosed injuries, police said. The women, Monifa Denise Sanford, 21, along with the children’s mother, …

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Movie Theater Shooting: One Dead Over Texting Dispute

Texting while driving can be deadly, but who would have thought that texting while seeing a movie could be too? Well, that’s exactly what happened on Monday during a “Lone Survivor” showing at Cobb Theater in Tampa, Fla. Curtis Reeve, 71, fatally shot 43-year-old Chad Oulson in the chest for texting on his phone during movie previews. The altercation started …

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Trooper Cunniff Dies After Thruway Car Accident

New York state trooper David W. Cunniff passed away Tuesday after sustaining injuries from an interstate crash that happened late Monday night. Cunniff, 35, was rear ended by a tractor-trailer on exit 27 of I-90 after pulling over a vehicle for a traffic violation on the Thruway. The truck driver, 65-year-old Gary Blakley, was driving in the right lane when …

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Peter O’Toole, 81, Has Passed Away

Film legend Peter O’Toole has passed away. He was taken to the Wellington hospital in London on Friday, where his agent says that he died following a long illness. O’Toole’s health had been an issue at other times in his life. He successfully overcame a bout with stomach cancer in the 1970s. A native of County Galway, Ireland, Peter O’Toole …

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Paul Orberson, Head of Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing, Dies at Age 57

Paul Orberson, the founder of infamous multi-level marketing company Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing (FHTM), has died at age 57. According to a report from the Lexington Herald-Leader, Orberson died of kidney cancer, which he was diagnosed with in 2003. He is survived by his wife and two children. Born in 1956, Orberson grew up in Danville, KY and later attended Western …

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Could Family Guy Brian’s Death Spell The End?

Brian, the Griffin family dog, was killed off in the recent “Life of Brian” episode of Family Guy. The producers had warned fans that a character was going to die. But for some reason, no one was expecting any of the Griffins. Well, maybe Meg Griffin, as her being hated is such a long running joke that death seemed plausible …

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U.S. to Create New Young Death Registry

The death of a child is rarely expected and sometimes hard to explain. Health professionals in the U.S. are now trying to determine just how widespread the impact of such deaths are in the country – and what can be done about it. The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) today announced that it is partnering with the U.S. Centers …

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