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Andrew Embiricos: Rita Hayworth Grandson Dies of Apparent Suicide

Andrew Embiricos, grandson of Rita Hayworth and Prince Aly Khan, was found dead of an apparent suicide at his West 17th Street apartment in Chelsea, New York City, on Sunday, Dec. 4. Embiricos was 25. Andrew Ali Aga Khan Embiricos was the son of economist and shipping heir Basil Embiricos and Princess Yasmin Aga Khan. He was also the nephew of Prince Karim, Aga Khan IV. As such, Embiricos was purportedly a direct descendant of the prophet Mohammed. His body, lying face up in bed with a bag over his head, was found Sunday evening by a friend, Aaron Edwards, who then called 911. An autopsy is to be performed. Because the handsome Embiricos had appeared in amateur gay sex video clips on X-Tube, New York and gay tabloids have gone on to claim that his death wasn't actually suicide, but an experimentation with autoerotic asphyxiation gone wrong. Those are the same sensational
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Rita Hayworth's grandson, Andrew Embiricos, found dead in New York

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Andrew Embiricos, the 25-year-old grandson of screen legend Rita Hayworth, was found dead in his New York apartment on Sunday (Dec. 4) in what police are describing as an apparent suicide.

Embiricos was discovered lying face-up in his bed with a plastic bag over his head. The New York Post describes him as a "troubled party boy who infamously starred in amateur Internet porn videos." But, according to People, Embiricos also received a degree in psychology from Fordham University and was active in Alzheimer's research, the disease his grandmother died from in 1987.

Embiricos was the son of Hayworth's daughter, Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, and Greek shipping heir Basil Embiricos. He struggled with drug addiction and apparently had a history of suicide attempts.

"He was always a sweet charming guy," the Village Voice's Michael Musto told People.

"Andrew seemed upbeat lately, according to my sources," said Musto. "He liked his job and
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Rita Hayworth's Grandson, Andrew Embiricos, Dead in Apparent Suicide

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The grandson of '40s film star Rita Hayworth was found dead in his New York City apartment Sunday night, and authorities say the cause of death was likely suicide. Andrew Embiricos, 25, was discovered in his bed with a plastic bag over his head, a source told the New York Post. "Of course Princess Yasmin Aga Khan and her former husband are deeply saddened by the death of their son Andrew Embiricos in New York on Sunday night," a spokesperson for the Aga Khan Foundation tells People. "They would really appreciate if their privacy would be respected in the very difficult moment.
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Rita Hayworth's Grandson Found Dead at 25

Rita Hayworth's Grandson Found Dead at 25
Andrew Ali Aga Khan Embiricos, grandson of the late screen goddess Rita Hayworth, was found dead in his New York City apartment of an apparent suicide. He was 25.

Andrew's body was discovered Sunday night by a friend who went to check on him after Embiricos missed several appointments, according to the NY Daily News. Daily Mail reported, "Embiricos was found lying on his bed in his Chelsea apartment after suffocating himself with a plastic bag.
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Andrew Embiricos Dies: Rita Hayworth's Grandson Found Dead

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Andrew Embiricos, grandson of the late Rita Hayworth, was found dead in his New York City apartment on Sunday; the 25-year-old died of an apparent suicide. According to the NY Daily News, Embiricos was the son of Hayworth's daughter Princess Yasmin Aga Khan; his LinkedIn page had him listed as a sales executive for Virgin Atlantic Airways. Embiricos' grandfather was Prince Aly Aga Khan, who married Hayworth in 1949 at the height of her career. It was the actress's third marriage.

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Hayworth's Grandson Found Dead

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Hayworth's Grandson Found Dead
The grandson of late Hollywood legend Rita Hayworth has been found dead at his New York apartment, according to U.S. reports.

Andrew Ali Aga Khan Embiricos' body was discovered on Sunday at his home in The Grand Chelsea apartment building in the Big Apple.

Sources tell the New York Daily News the 25 year old allegedly passed away in an apparent suicide.

Embiricos is the son of Hayworth's daughter Princess Yasmin Aga Khan and Greek shipping heir Basil Embiricos.

The actress passed away in 1987.

Rita Hayworth's Grandson Found Dead of Apparent Suicide

Rita Hayworth's Grandson Found Dead of Apparent Suicide
A grandson of '40s and '50s actress Rita Hayworth has been found dead of an apparent suicide in New York City. Police say 25-year-old Andrew Embiricos was discovered in his Chelsea apartment Sunday night with a bag over his head. He was pronounced dead at the scene. No crime is suspected. Photos: 12 of Hollywood's Most Mysterious Deaths A spokeswoman for the medical examiner's office says the cause of his death is pending autopsy results. Embiricos was the son of Hayworth's daughter Yasmin Aga Khan, a philanthropist best known for publicizing the plight of those suffering from Alzheimer's

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Rita Hayworth's Grandson Found Dead From Apparent Suicide

Rita Hayworth's Grandson Found Dead From Apparent Suicide
New York -- A grandson of the late screen actress Rita Hayworth has been found dead in an apparent suicide in New York City.

Police say 25-year-old Andrew Embiricos was discovered in his Manhattan apartment Sunday night with a bag over his head. He was pronounced dead at the scene. No crime is suspected.

A spokeswoman for the medical examiner's office says the cause of his death is pending autopsy results.

Embiricos was the son of Hayworth's daughter Yasmin Aga Khan, a philanthropist known for publicizing the plight of those suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

Hayworth was a legendary beauty who rose to fame in the 1940s and '50s in movies such as "Cover Girl" and "Gilda." She died in 1987 of Alzheimer's disease at age 68.
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A Princess and Her Park Avenue Court Rally Against Alzheimer’s

The glittering committee and friends. Photo via Patrick McMullan The bejeweled masses took to the Waldorf Astoria hotel Tuesday night for the annual Alzheimer’s Association Rita Hayworth Gala, the theme of which was “the exotic allure” of Eastern culture. The gala general chair was Princess Yasmin Aga Khan—the daughter of Prince Aly Khan and Rita Hayworth—she established the event as a tribute to her late mother, who suffered with Alzheimer’s for the last years of her life. The princess has truly dedicated her life to this cause. When Vf Daily met her chez Hearst-McInerney this summer, the princess and her co-chairs were already deep in preparations. “We’re a group of ladies who never give up,” she said at the time.
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The Queen Is Too Busy Playing Hostess to Worry About Being a Terrorist Target

Last night at the Alzheimer's Association Rita Hayworth Gala, in New York City, Brooke Shields was photographed alongside Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, the second daughter of Hollywood beauty Rita Hayworth. (The Princess gets her royal title from her father, Hayworth's third husband, Prince Aly Khan.) Started by Princess Yasmin in 1985, the galas have helped the Alzheimer's Association raise more than $250 million. Hayworth, who died in 1987, suffered from Alzheimer's in later years, and Princess Yasmin tirelessly worked to raise awareness about the disease at a time when it was little known and even less discussed.
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