1966 death of Doris Duke employee an accident, review finds

HEIRESS DORIS DUKE, right, and her attorney Aram Arabian, leave Superior Court on June 17, 1971, in Providence, R.I. When Duke, the fabulously wealthy tobacco and power company heir, ran over and killed longtime employee and confidant Eduardo Tirella at her Newport, R.I., mansion in 1966, many people never bought the official police report that the death was an "unfortunate accident." But the city manager in Newport, R.I., is standing by the city police department's review of the 1966 death of the employee of Duke, and found, like the original investigation, it was all an accident. / AP FILE PHOTO
The city manager in Newport is standing by the city police department's review of the 1966 death of an employee of wealthy heiress Doris Duke that found that there is no new information that would change the result of the original investigation that determined it was an accident. Police opened the review into the death…

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