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Kerry Katona’s ex George Kay died ‘eating cocaine in front of shocked Holiday Inn staff’

Kerry Katona’s ex George Kay died ‘eating cocaine in front of shocked Holiday Inn staff’

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Kerry Katona's ex-husband George Kay's death on July 6 is now being investigated by a police watchdog as shocking details emerge.George died after "eating a quantity of cocaine" in front of Holiday Inn staff in Sutton Weaver, Runcorn, Cheshire, according to the Liverpool Echo.A source claims George had been acting erratically on the Friday night and refused to go back to his room, leading to staff calling the police.Police arrived at the hotel at 9.54pm, but reportedly left after he agreed to return to his room. Related Articles George was said to have been seen "eating" a large amount of suspected cocaine at around 10am the next morning, with staff going to check on his well-being.Sources claim Mr Kay quickly became extremely unwell and both Cheshire Police and the North West Ambulance...
Lichens thrived, diversified after the dinosaurs died out

Lichens thrived, diversified after the dinosaurs died out

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June 28 (UPI) -- The dinosaurs were the most famous victim of the asteroid that struck Earth some 66 million years ago, but the mass extinction event also killed off a variety of plants and animals. According to a new study, the loss of plant life created space for lichens to diversify and thrive. Lichens are composite organisms formed by symbiotic relationships between algae or cyanobacteria and different fungi species. "We thought that lichens would be affected negatively, but in the three groups we looked at, they seized the chance and diversified rapidly," Jen-Pang Huang, a former postdoctoral researcher at the Field Museum in Chicago, said in a news release. "Some lichens grow sophisticated 3D structures like plant leaves, and these ones filled the niches of plants that died out." T...
Dog the Bounty Hunter shares emotional video of Beth Chapman singing before she died

Dog the Bounty Hunter shares emotional video of Beth Chapman singing before she died

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Dog the Bounty Hunter has been sharing his heartbreak over the loss of his wife Beth Chapman.Confirming her death on Wednesday, June 26, he was inundated with well wishes.Taking to Twitter in a recent post, he shared a heartwarming clip of Beth to his followers.The blonde was singing to Bruno Mars and appeared to be enjoying herself as she grabbed the mic. “People have asked me, what is something fans do not know about Beth… ”Duane ChapmanHe wrote: "People have asked me, what is something fans do not know about Beth…"Here you go."He received floods of retweets and likes, before fans quickly inundated him with gushing comments.One user wrote: "This is priceless. Such a bubbly, but stern soul. Rest easy Beth."Another added: "She was just as beautiful on the inside as she was on the outside.
Prodigy star Keith Flint died from hanging, inquest told

Prodigy star Keith Flint died from hanging, inquest told

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The Prodigy star Keith Flint's provisional cause of death has been recorded as hanging, an inquest has heard.The 49-year-old was found at his home in Essex on Monday 4 March, with bandmate Liam Howlett saying he had "taken his own life" in a tribute post on social media. Image: Flint (centre) with The Prodigy bandmates Maxim (left) and Liam Howlett An inquest into his death has now been opened, with coroner's officer Lynsey Chaffe saying the cause of death has been provisionally recorded as hanging."Police attended, all protocols were followed and his death was confirmed as not suspicious," she told the two-minute hearing in Chelmsford. A post-mortem was carried out at Broomfield Hospital three days after Flint's death, the inque...