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Subject: In December 1960, Detroit Tigers owner Fred Knorr died of burns from scalding water in a hotel bathtub


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A bizarre death
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Date Posted: Sunday, September 08, 02:42:15pm
In reply to: Others? 's message, "Joins other notables like musicians Whitney Houston, Jim Morrison and Pretenders founding bassist Pete Farndon, drowned in the bathtub at his home in London, having lost consciousness after overdosing on heroin." on Saturday, September 07, 07:53:10pm

He was at a hotel, went to adjust the water. He slipped, smacked his head and then fell into the scalding water. He died 17 days later:

https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1842&dat=19601227&id=sB4sAAAAIBAJ&sjid=x8YEAAAAIBAJ&pg=1774,6624139

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Orville Redenbacher drowned in a hot tub (NT).Sunday, September 08, 03:30:49pm
Horrible Knorr death! Father of a friend of mine, had a stroke in shower, and also died from the scalding water. (NT)THAT was even worse, because he was likely conscious. Sad.Monday, September 09, 01:03:20am


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