Winning a lottery is a dream come true for every single person. There is nothing that can make one more happy than winning a lottery. It feels like the best part about life and you do start believing in the luck factor.
But what happens when the happiness is short lived? There are so many cases in which people have not lived to enjoy their entire lottery amount and have died mysteriously.
Here, in this article, we are about to share about some of the unusual deaths of people who had won a lottery. These people have been unfortunate enough for not being able to make a proper use of their lottery money and have died.
These are the stories of people who had been murdered for their money, or have died in a drug abuse or even have died due to a totally different cause all together.
Find out more about these stories of unusual deaths of people who've hardly got the time to enjoy their luck. Read on to know more.
The Woman Who Won A Lottery And Was Hit By A Car
A woman named Deborah McDonald, 47 years, of Crystal Rock, Ohio, was lucky when she won a lottery of $5520. She had won the money in the Ohio Lottery's TV game show "Cash Explosion Double Play." She was on her way back home after celebrating her victory when tragedy striked. She was hit by a car and she died on the spot. Her winning episode was telecasted after her death.
The Guy Who Was On An Insane Spree, Died Broke
David Lee Edwards had won a jackpot of $27 million! He was unemployed at the time when he won the lottery. He bought a house and a Lear Jet which cost him quite a lot and apart from these luxuries, he gave a good amount for the custody of his daughter and he got her even a Hummer golf cart. But due to his spendthrift habits, he was broke very soon and had to sell his entire property and reports suggest that he died with human faeces around him!
The Teen Who Won The Lottery
Stuart Donnelly was just 17 years old when he won a jackpot of £1.9 million. He celebrated his victory by drinking a soda. He had become a recluse in his secluded cottage in the countryside. After winning his lottery, he fitted his house with all the luxury items and had claimed that his winning fame made it difficult for him and his family to step out. At the age of 29, he was found dead and the reports suggest it was a natural death.
The Guy Who Was Murdered By His Sister-In-Law
Jeffrey Dampier won a massive $20,000,000 in the Illinois Lottery. He had grown up poor and underprivileged, so his win made him a humble man. He regularly splurged on friends and family with new cars, houses and holidays. Victoria Jackson who was his sister-in-law was gifted an apartment along with her boyfriend, who later planned to kidnap him and extract the money. Jackson was forced to shoot Jeffrey by her alleged boyfriend. He succumbed to his injuries.
The Guy Who Was Killed By A Woman
Abraham Shakespeare had won a whopping $30 million in the Florida state lottery in 2006. His happiness was short-lived when a woman approached him and told him that she wanted to write a story on his victory. Instead, she grabbed his home and the remnants of his fortune in 2009 and shot him to death.