Family of Poisoned Lotto-Winner Speaks

    FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Lottery shows Urooj Khan, 46, of Chicago's West Rogers Park neighborhood, posing with a winning instant lottery ticket. On Friday, Jan 11, 2013, a Cook County judge granted authorities permission to exhume the body of the Chicago lottery winner who was fatally poisoned with cyanide just as he was about to collect his $425,000 payout. His July 20 death was initially ruled a result of natural causes. (AP Photo/Illinois Lottery, File)

    Lottery winner Urooj Khan. (Illinois Lottery, via AP)

    In the weeks since the cyanide-induced death of lottery winner Urooj Khan came to light, and shocking details about his family continue to emerge. Khan’s nephew, Minhaj Khan says he suspected foul play immediately upon hearing of his uncle’s death. The Indian-immigrant’s widow and four siblings allegedly fought for months over his estate—specifically the $1 million lottery ticket he’d cashed only days before. His father-in-law—who had dinner with him the night he died—owes tens of thousands in taxes. Authorities may soon be learning more about his death, after the recent decision to exhume his body as early as Thursday.

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