Timothy Magyari

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Timothy Magyari - Youth's Death Baffles Police Tests Fail to...
Youth's Death Baffles Police Tests Fail to Provide Definite Answer Laboratory By NORMAN SINCLAIR Stat Journal Writer Timothy Magyari lay dead under the bright overhead light in St. Lawrence Hospital's emergency room. He had $415 in his wallet. In his left front pants pocket was a little bag half-full half-full half-full of marijuana. On the back of his right hand was a fresh puncture wound. THE 23-year-old 23-year-old 23-year-old 23-year-old 23-year-old was not a derelict derelict or bum on the bare stretcher in the cold, sterile tile and stainless steel emergency room. He was one of two sons of a wealthy wealthy Detroit family.' The family owned a tool and die factory. The boys had generous trust funds established established for them. Magyari was a former all-city all-city all-city tennis player in high school in Detroit, and his girl -friend -friend is the daughter of a Detroit psychiatrist. Magyari came to East Lansing and Michigan State University in 1967 and enrolled in business administration. administration. SECTION B . . . .... CAPITOL AFFAIRS MID MICHIGAN The State Journal, Sunday, November 19, 1972 ON FRIDAY morning, Sept. 1, Magyari's limp body was dumped off at the hospital's emergency entrance entrance by three friends who told hospital attendants their friend was suffering from an overdose of drugs. -Ivi -Ivi ; ' 'k '. .? s Then they jumped into their car and roared away into the night. When doctors wheeled him into the emergency room he was dead, the victim of an apparent overdose. He war fully clothed in blue jeans, white wool socks, and the soles of his feet were shriveled like a prune, indicating he had been in water for some time. THE DEAD man on that hospital stretcher no longer resembled the tennis athlete from Detroit. He had ballooned to around 260 pounds, and his eyes were barley visible beneath beneath a heavy mane of hair and beard. " At that time doctors and Coroner Jack Holmes thought Magyari was another tragedy.- tragedy.- Today, however, loose ends in the Magyari case continue to baffle Holmes and Lansing Police. FOLLOWING HIS death, an autopsy autopsy was performed and samples for analysis were sent to the Michigan Michigan State crime laboratory to determine determine the type of drug he had taken. Although the man had a history of drug abuse, and although he told friends hours before he died that he had taken heroin while tripping on LSD, no trace of drugs was found in his system. In his lungs, however, toxicolo-gists toxicolo-gists toxicolo-gists noticed some strange particles, particles, Homes said, and the evidence indicated the man died of suffocation. suffocation. The coroner said there is no evidence to show what caused the death. The man could have drowned or had respiratoryfailure from something injected into his system. : TIMOTHY MARK Magyari came to Michigan State University See POLICE, Page B-2, B-2, B-2, Col. 3

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  1. Lansing State Journal,
  2. 19 Nov 1972, Sun,
  3. Page 19

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