8 Famous Americans That Passed Away While on the Throne

Lenny Bruce.
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2. Lenny Bruce: Vulgar Comedian Died On The Toilet With A Needle In His Arm

Lenny Bruce was known for many vulgar things, so some say it’s morbidly fitting that he passed away while sitting on the toilet.

The standup comedian was known for his use of vulgar terms during his routine, his public drug use, and his marriage to Honey Harlow, a known stripper. On top of that, Bruce was also a police informant.

In 1966, he was found dead on the toilet with a needle sticking out of his arm. Officially, his cause of death was acute morphine poisoning caused by an overdose. Of all the places it could have happened…

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