He had been dead for at least 12 hours and concerns had grown after he missed a dinner date in the Thai capital. First reports in Thailand said he had committed suicide but it later emerged a cord from the curtains was wrapped around his body amid suggestions he died attempting an erotic asphyxiation act. A Thai newspaper reports the death of actor David Carradine. There were no signs of other people in the room. A spokesman for the U. Embassy in Bangkok, Michael Turner, confirmed that it was informed by Thai authorities that Carradine died either late Wednesday or early Thursday.
Actor David Carradine naked and bound in Thai hotel closet
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Did Kill Bill star David Carradine commit suicide, or die accidentally after a sex act went wrong? Kill Bill star David Carradine has been found dead in a Bangkok hotel room. He was found in a sitting position with a yellow rope wrapped around his neck and genitals, attached to the closet rail. There have been unconfirmed suggestions that Carradine — who starred alongside Um Thurman in Kill Bill — accidentally killed himself through asphyxiation after engaging in an auto-erotic sex act. Nothing else seems to have been touched. There was some money lying around on a table and a bottle of drinking water and some water in a glass.
Family upset over photos of Carradine's body
RSS Feed. When the lifeless body of legendary movie star David Carradine was discovered in a hotel room closet, the world was in shock — for all kinds of reasons. Two more cords were tied around his neck and genitals. After the gruesome discovery the deceased was quickly identified as the year-old Hollywood star, but the announcement of his death was delayed for many hours. Nevertheless, rumours of the incident started to circulate within the day.
He was Michael Turner, a spokesman for the U. Embassy in Bangkok, confirmed the actor's death. Citing unnamed police officials, the Nation newspaper reported Carradine was found dead this morning by a chamber maid at the Park Nai Lert Hotel, where he was staying while shooting his latest film, "Stretch. Carradine was reportedly found naked in the room's closet hanging from a rope, possibly from the curtains, according to the Nation and police.