Autopsy: The Last Hours of... Season 6
S06 E01Jan 28, 2017
Maurice Gibb Jan 28, 2017 Cause of Maurice Gibb's death
S06 E02Feb 18, 2017
Notorious B.I.G. Feb 18, 2017 Cause of Notorious B.I.G.'s death
S06 E03Feb 25, 2017
Bob Marley Feb 25, 2017 Bob Marley was a musical revolutionary who brought reggae to the world stage. He was also known for his love of playing soccer and subscribing to the Rastafarian lifestyle which promoted healthy eating and living. But on May 11th, 1981 Bob Marley died in a Miami hospital at just 36 years of age. Widespread disbelief at his death meant conspiracy theories about a possible assassination quickly circulated. Now, over 30 years later, Forensic Pathologist Dr Michael Hunter is taking a fresh look at his medical records and examining eyewitness accounts to finally reveal what really caused the death of this musical icon.
S06 E04Mar 18, 2017
Dennis Wilson Mar 18, 2017 Dennis Wilson was the golden boy drummer for the Beach Boys. His good looks, adrenaline junkie attitude and musical prowess made him one of the great heart throbs of rock and roll. But how did an avid surfer end up drowning in less than 15 feet of water? Forensic Pathologist Dr. Michael Hunter examines Dennis's autopsy report to dispel the rumours, and reveal the real cause of the drummer's tragic and untimely death at the age of 39.
S06 E05Mar 25, 2017
Richard Pryor Mar 25, 2017 Richard Pryor's shockingly honest, no holds barred performances revolutionised American comedy. And his no holds barred attitude continued off screen with his monstrous appetite for drink, drugs and sex. But during the last part of his life Pryor was struck down with a debilitating illness which left him paralysed and unable to speak. Then, on December 10th, 2005, Richard Pryor dies from a cardiac arrest. But what killed him? Was it his wild past catching up with him? His debilitating illness? Or something else all together? Forensic Pathologist Dr. Michael Hunter will be examining Richard's medical records to determine precisely was caused the death of this much loved comedian.
S06 E06Apr 1, 2017
John Denver Apr 1, 2017 John Denver was a legendary singer songwriter whose talent for writing and performing hit singles made him a global superstar. From ‘Country Roads’ to ‘Rocky Mountain High’ to ‘Annie’s Song’ by the mid 70s he was one of America's biggest selling artists. He wrote around 200 songs and sold over 35 million albums. But on the afternoon of the 12th October 1997, experienced pilot John Denver crashed his plane into the Pacific Ocean. This unexplained disaster fuelled rumour and speculation and the investigation was fraught with difficulties as only fragments of John Denver’s plane and parts of his body were recovered from the sea. Now renowned forensic pathologist Dr Michael Hunter is reopening the case into John Denver’s mysterious death.
S06 E07May 20, 2017
Prince May 20, 2017 Prince, the pop superstar who sold over 100 million records over a 30 year career, was fit, health-conscious, and vehemently anti-drugs. And yet, on April 21st, 2016, Prince died, shockingly, of a drug overdose. The case is still under investigation. Renowned forensic pathologist, Dr Michael Hunter, analyses Prince’s medical history to uncover the possible reasons for his untimely death at only 57 years of age, and to reveal what really happened in the last days of this much loved star.
S06 E08May 27, 2017
Natalie Cole May 27, 2017 Natalie Cole was a unique singing legend. The daughter of crooning icon Nat ‘King’ Cole became a huge success in her own right, winning nine Grammies in the process. After falling deep into drug addiction and overdosing on several occasions, she turned her life around in the 1980s and found renewed success. But Dr. Michael Hunter discovers that in 2008 her dark past catches up with her and sets off an extraordinary chain reaction of medical conditions. Through all her health battles, Natalie bravely continues to perform all over the world and has an extensive tour lined up for 2016. But on New Year’s Eve, 2015, after yet another hammer blow, her multitude of illnesses finally prove too much for her body.
S06 E09Jun 3, 2017
Patrick Swayze Jun 3, 2017
S06 E10Jun 10, 2017
Steve Jobs Jun 10, 2017
S06 E11Jun 17, 2017
Bernie Mac Jun 17, 2017
S06 E12Jun 24, 2017
Gary Coleman Jun 24, 2017