Chicago businessman Urooj Khan jumped for joy when he learned he had the winning numbers for a million-dollar lottery drawing last summer. Too bad he never had a chance to enjoy it. He was murdered days before he was going to receive the $425,000 lump-sum, after-tax winnings.
Originally, the 46-year-old's death was ruled natural, due to hardening of the arteries. Later a family member -- unidentified so far -- raised suspicions with the police that led to testing blood and tissue samples. The results came back positive for cyanide. Police reclassified the death as a homicide.
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