June 9th, 2009 by admin
(MYFOX NATIONAL) – The New York Post reported Sunday that the attorney for David Carradine’s family, Mark Geragos, suggested that the actor may have been killed as he tried to uncover groups working in the martial-arts underworld.
Geragos said the actor’s family refuses to believe he died in a sadomasochistic sex stunt gone wrong. The lawyer appeared on Larry King Live Friday night to discuss the death.
On the show , responding to a statement about Carradine being “very interested in investigating and disclosing secret societies,” Geragos answered “absolutely … “what that means is [he is] connected to to martial arts and his interest in martial arts. And so there is a suspicion that if there was some foul play, that that may be the first area where they should look.”
Carradine’s naked body was discovered last Thursday morning in his luxury suite at Bangkok’s Swissotel Nai Lert Park Hotel. Police initially suspected his death was a suicide, but have since said it may have been accidental suffocation or heart failure after revealing he was found with a rope tied around his wrist, neck and genitals.
On Saturday morning, a Bangkok tabloid published a blurry photo of Carradine’s body at the crime scene. TMZ reported on Sunday that a “new sharper image … reveals what appears to be fishnet stockings covering the body. You can also see red women’s lingerie on the bed. And, it appears, Carradine may have been wearing a dark wig.”
Similar conspiracy theories swirled around the death of another Kung Fu icon thirty five years ago. Bruce Lee died at the age of 32 of brain swelling triggered by a reaction to medication. Suggestions that Lee was killed by a Chinese secret society has been associated with his death since 1973.
Director Quentin Tarantino, noted that the actor would appreciate the mystery around his death . Also appearing on Larry King Live Friday he said, “If the last chapter of his autobiography was ‘The Mysterious Demise of David Carradine’, that would be perfect.”