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July 29th 1974. Singer Cass Elliot was found dead in a London flat. She was 32 years old and her death shocked the world. One of the most memorable figures of the hippie music scene, Elliot rose to fame in the The Mamas and The Papas, who took the world by storm with their harmonies in hits like ‘California Dreamin’. But her death fueled speculation and rumor. Was it an overdose, a complication caused by obesity? Or were the reports that she choked on a ham sandwich true? World renowned Medical Examiner Dr. Michael Hunter cuts through the speculation and takes a fresh look at the evidence to find out what really killed Cass Elliot.
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