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  • Son, Girlfriend of CEO Die After Incidents at San Diego Mansion

    07/18/2011 11:34:16 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 58 replies ^ | July 18, 2011 | FoxNews/AP
    The 6-year-old son of a prominent pharmaceutical executive died Sunday, almost a week after falling down the stairs at his family's mansion and four days after his father's girlfriend was found dead hanging from a balcony in the house.
  • Report: Malaria, Not Murder, Killed Medicis

    03/11/2005 11:37:11 AM PST · by blam · 14 replies · 568+ views
    NY Newsday ^ | 3-9-2005 | Bryn Nelson
    Report: Malaria, not murder, killed Medicis BY BRYN NELSON STAFF WRITER March 9, 2005 Two brothers in the Medici dynasty of Renaissance Italy likely were not the long-rumored victims of murder, a new analysis of their centuries-old bones has concluded. Despite the tremendous wealth and power of the Florence-based family, one that produced popes and intellectuals, commissioned art by Michelangelo and protected Galileo from persecution, the two teenagers and their mother instead may have succumbed to a disease that killed without regard to fame or fortune: malaria. "We found no signs of violence at all, none at all," said Long...
  • Medici's Secret Crypt Unearthed

    07/11/2004 12:25:26 PM PDT · by blam · 69 replies · 4,589+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 7-8-2004 | John Hooper
    Medicis' secret crypt unearthed John Hooper in Rome Thursday July 8, 2004 The Guardian (UK) A long-rumoured secret crypt of Italy's mighty Medici family was discovered by scientists yesterday after a hunt reminiscent of an Indiana Jones movie. The vaulted chamber was found under a stone floor behind the main altar of the Medici chapels in the church of San Lorenzo in Florence. Under the gaze of sculptures by Michelangelo and his pupils, researchers lifted a stone slab to find seven steps leading down to the entrance. According to Italian media reports, the hidden crypt is between 2.1 metres (7ft)...