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Cops: No Sign of Foul Play in Getty Heir's Death

But oil heir reportedly found half-naked with blunt-force trauma

(Newser) - The death of 47-year-old oil heir Andrew Getty doesn't appear to have been the result of foul play, the Los Angeles Times reports. An LAPD spokesman says that while it's "very, very early in the investigation ... this does not appear immediately to be a criminal act."... More »

Getty Heir Found Dead as Cops Investigate

Andrew Getty, 47, 'suffered traumatic injury'

(Newser) - A 47-year-old grandson of the late oil baron J. Paul Getty was found dead in his Los Angeles home today, and homicide detectives are investigating, reports the Los Angeles Times . Andrew Getty is the son of Gordon Getty, one of J. Paul's sons. TMZ , which initially reported that Getty... More »

Inside the Nasty Getty Divorce

Spousal support could be hundreds of thousands a month

(Newser) - Peter and Jacqui Getty enjoyed a posh, globetrotting life—the kind of life that included matching Mercedes S500s and a $1 million bed. Now they are embroiled in an equally epic divorce, one of Hollywood’s worst. “It’s like Dynasty, California edition,” one friend tells the Daily... More »

Getty Sends Looted Art Home

Italy wins decades-long fight over illegally purchased antiquities

(Newser) - The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles will return to Italy 40 works of art, including some of the finest in the museum's collection, following a decades-long legal battle. The museum has agreed to give up dozens of  masterpieces that Italy claims were looted, including its signature 5th-century marble... More »

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