Family Furious as Carradine Death Pics Leaked to Press

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Jun 8, 2009 3:48 AM CDT
Workers unload coffins at the forensic medicine office in the compound of Chulalongkorn hospital where the body of Hollywood actor Davad Carradine is kept last Friday.   (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)
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(Newser) – David Carradine's family expressed outrage yesterday after photos of the dead actor were published in a Thai newspaper. Family members were "profoundly disturbed" by the photos taken in the actor's Bangkok hotel room, where his body was discovered, said a statement. Half brother Keith Carradine threatened a lawsuit for "invasion of privacy," the BBC reports. The actor was found naked hanging in his closet with cords aroung his neck and genitals. The pictures appear to be official forensics photos.