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Wynette's Questionable Death May Soon Be Answered
No one wants to even think it, but based on the fact that the late Tammy Wynette's three daughters want their mother's body exhumed and autopsied, a question remains about the First Lady's death. Just recently, the three daughters met with Dr. Bruce Levy, the local district attorney general's office and Metro Nashville's medical examiner to further discuss the possibility of actually having Wynette's body exhumed as soon as possible. All reports indicate that the task could be close at hand. According to daughter Jackie Daly, it's simply "peace of mind" that she and her sisters desire. Additional reports reveal that members of Wynette's band have also been suspicious. The three daughters earlier wrote letters of request to Levy. Exhuming the body for further investigation would hopefully prove if Wynette actually died of a blood clot, as reported by Wynette's personal doctor last April 6th after she was found dead in her Nashville home. Without an autopsy having ever been conducted, Dr. Wallis Marsh, Wynette's physician, flew in from Pittsburgh and pronounced Wynette's death due to a blood clot to the lungs. The letters written by Wynette's daughters reportedly discuss the singer's relationship with her husband George Richey, the medication she was taking when she died and how details were handled on the day of her death. Reportedly, the singer was taking prescription drugs at the time of her death. Other news reports also say that the daughters want to know if the drugs were a factor in her death. Additionally, a former employee of the Nashville medical examiner's office, Chris Tassie, has also admitted to attempting to sell copies of the letters. Although Tassie claims he wasn't the source, the letters did, however, find their way to the Globe tabloid recently.
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