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Carradine Photo Reveals Fishnet Stocking

6/7/2009 6:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

David CarradineWe've just seen a higher resolution image of the photo that appears to be David Carradine's body hanging in his hotel room -- and it shows what seems consistent with an auto-erotica scenario ... at least from outward appearances.

The photo -- published by a Thai tabloid -- shows a body suspended from a bar in a closet, with his hands bound together above his head. Carradine's genitals were also tied.

But the new sharper image also reveals what appears to be fishnet stockings covering the body. You can also see red women's lingerie on the bed. And, it appears, Carradine may have been wearing a dark wig.

Although there are signs this could have been a sexual act that turned accidentally deadly, family sources say they are still suspicious of the circumstances and have not ruled out homicide.

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Pitaya    

What you see are not black hair or fishnet stocking. In Thailand , for the newspaper not to get into trouble with the law to print pictures either of the dead or not decently covered body of the living, they have to camouflage the pictures. The usual thing that they do are putting the black tape over the face and some kind of filter over the body.

1850 days ago
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A Bangkokian    

TMZ Lies:
"The photo -- published by a Thai tabloid -- shows a body suspended from a bar in a closet, with his hands bound together above his head. Carradine's genitals were also tied.

But the new sharper image also reveals what appears to be fishnet stockings covering the body. You can also see red women's lingerie on the bed. And, it appears, Carradine may have been wearing a dark wig."

1. There were no fishnet stockings. As it has been told by many posters who know how Thai newspapers work, this is censorship of dead bodies (or naked bodies, or both) commonly done in Thailand. Obviously TMZ never does the research on Thai journalist and go ahead to make up their own conclusion.

2. The photo was not Carradine's body. I thought that the first time I saw it printed in the newspaper. The hair was black. The skin was dark, There was no wrinkles on the body. And only the back of the head was seen, no face. Thai Rath claimed that it was Carradine's, but I don't believe it one bit. It was most likely a young Thai man who died the same way and used to "substitute" Carradine's body. Thai Rath is not the most reliable news source in Thailand, after all.

3. The "body" was seen from the back. There was no full-frontal picture published. Even such lowest standard populist newspaper like Thai Rath wouldn't stoop THAT low. So the comment about tied genitals was completely wrong, at least regarding to the picture.

Lastly, stop talking nonsense about Thailand. It is safe here for both Thais and foreigners. Gang-related murders are rare and mostly kept quiet, not high-profile like Carradine's death. Also, foreigners mostly associated with the mob are Russians and Middle-Easterns, not Americans, especially American actors. While there are prostitutes, you can't find underage ones that easily. It's illegal and the law is very harsh. If you have never visited here, then shut up. Stop talking about places you don't know, you'll only make a fool of yourself.

My condolences for Carradine. I'd rather see those idiots who talked trash about Thailand die in his place.

1840 days ago
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