Carradine Family Wants FBI to Investigate Death
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 6, 2009 1:05 PM CDT
A Thai paper reports Carradine's death.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – David Carradine’s family has asked the FBI to look into his death, the New York Daily News reports. “They want an investigation,” said a lawyer for Carradine’s brother. The 72-year-old actor was found in a hotel closet in Bankok with a rope tied to his neck and genitals. Thai police first suspected suicide but now think he died while engaged in a sex act. The family wants the FBI to help sort it all out. Carradine's body, meanwhile, is being returned to the US.

“I would think that the people in Bangkok would want to support an investigation and allow the FBI to go over there and assist in the investigation so we can get the answers to the questions," said the lawyer.