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Sunday, July 22

In 1977, forty-two year-old Elvis Presley was found dead inside his Memphis mansion. The news stunned millions, but the shock quickly turned to doubt about whether Presley was really gone. There were too many suspicious events, strange coincidences, and even actual sightings involving Elvis. Nearly forty years later, those doubts still remain and continue to grow stronger. Could it be possible that the King of Rock and Roll had pulled off one of the greatest hoaxes in history: his own death? And if so, why? There is no shortage of theories. Was he fleeing the mob? Were Priscilla and Lisa Marie in mortal danger? Or was Elvis just trying to escape the prison that his fame had become? Show Less
In 1977, forty-two year-old Elvis Presley was found dead inside his Memphis mansion. The news stunned millions, but the shock quickly...Show More

Tuesday, July 24

The “Poltergeist” horror films are one of the scariest, best-known movie franchises in Hollywood history, but the terrifying paranormal events portrayed on-screen often pale to the bizarre, mysterious, and sometimes tragic incidents that occurred off-camera. From malfunctioning equipment and on-set explosions, to killer dolls and sudden and tragic deaths, the rumors swirling around the series have both audiences and filmmakers alike asking the question: Could these tragic events just be a horrific coincidence? Or are the Poltergeist movies indeed cursed? Show Less
The “Poltergeist” horror films are one of the scariest, best-known movie franchises in Hollywood history, but the terrifying paran...Show More

Wednesday, July 25

Bob Crane, one of the most recognizable stars in Hollywood during the 1960s, was known for his comedic performances in Hogan’s Heroes and The Dick Van Dyke Show. Fans and admirers of Crane believed his characters traits to be similar to his own being: lighthearted, charming and witty. But behind his on-screen persona, Crane had a dark side. His involvement in sexual escapades and amateur pornography created many enemies for the actor, any of whom could have had a motive to kill. In June 1978, the beloved entertainer was found bludgeoned to death in his apartment. Was Crane violently murdered by his best friend and partner in crime? Did a jealous boyfriend of one of Crane’s mistresses seek revenge that ended in homicide? Or did his soon to be ex-wife finally snap amidst their messy divorce? The mystery still remains: who killed Bob Crane? Show Less
Bob Crane, one of the most recognizable stars in Hollywood during the 1960s, was known for his comedic performances in Hogan’s Heroe...Show More

Thursday, July 26

Sex symbol Marilyn Monroe’s suspicious death from a drug overdose at the height of her career remains one of Hollywood’s most fascinating and puzzling mysteries. From presidential plots to tragic suicide, speculation has raged around the death of Marilyn Monroe. What exactly happened during those final hours leading up to her death? Even to this day, conflicting accounts have only given fuel to the mystery’s fire. The world wants to know: Was it really a suicide? Or could it have been murder? Show Less
Sex symbol Marilyn Monroe’s suspicious death from a drug overdose at the height of her career remains one of Hollywood’s most fasc...Show More

Friday, July 27

In 1977, forty-two year-old Elvis Presley was found dead inside his Memphis mansion. The news stunned millions, but the shock quickly turned to doubt about whether Presley was really gone. There were too many suspicious events, strange coincidences, and even actual sightings involving Elvis. Nearly forty years later, those doubts still remain and continue to grow stronger. Could it be possible that the King of Rock and Roll had pulled off one of the greatest hoaxes in history: his own death? And if so, why? There is no shortage of theories. Was he fleeing the mob? Were Priscilla and Lisa Marie in mortal danger? Or was Elvis just trying to escape the prison that his fame had become? Show Less
In 1977, forty-two year-old Elvis Presley was found dead inside his Memphis mansion. The news stunned millions, but the shock quickly...Show More

On August 31st, 1997 Princess Diana and Egyptian filmmaker Dodi Al-Fayed were tragically killed while attempting to flee paparazzi in Paris. The driver, who was also killed tested positive for alcohol in his system. Immediately, the world wanted answers. How - and why did this happen? For some, Diana’s death was no accident. Two decades after her death, the non-stop revelations continue to cast doubt on the death on what exactly happened on that night. Could the accident have been orchestrated that night? Or can the rumors surrounding the death of Lady Di finally be laid to rest? Show Less
On August 31st, 1997 Princess Diana and Egyptian filmmaker Dodi Al-Fayed were tragically killed while attempting to flee paparazzi in ...Show More

Sex symbol Marilyn Monroe’s suspicious death from a drug overdose at the height of her career remains one of Hollywood’s most fascinating and puzzling mysteries. From presidential plots to tragic suicide, speculation has raged around the death of Marilyn Monroe. What exactly happened during those final hours leading up to her death? Even to this day, conflicting accounts have only given fuel to the mystery’s fire. The world wants to know: Was it really a suicide? Or could it have been murder? Show Less
Sex symbol Marilyn Monroe’s suspicious death from a drug overdose at the height of her career remains one of Hollywood’s most fasc...Show More

To the public, actress Brittany Murphy seemed to have it all. Beauty, fame, and both a loving mother and husband. But at age 32, her career was on a long, downward spiral. Vicious rumors about her weight, drugs, and reliability had Hollywood backing away. But her unexpected death shocked the entire world. Was Brittany the victim of an accidental drug overdose? Did her husband with a secret past play some kind of role in her demise? And what about allegations that the government was secretly out to get the actress? The death of Brittany Murphy remains to some a mystery with too many unanswered questions. Show Less
To the public, actress Brittany Murphy seemed to have it all. Beauty, fame, and both a loving mother and husband. But at age 32, h...Show More

Saturday, July 28

The 1995 murder trial of ex-football star O. J. Simpson captivated the nation. Simpson’s arrest followed his infamous white Bronco car chase, which definitively convinced police and wavering spectators of his guilt in the double homicide of ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and waiter Ronald Goldman. His epic and televised was one of the most notorious cases of the 20th century, marking the first time a trial received such intense scrutiny from the media. Simpson’s ‘not guilty’ verdict stunned the country, and led to wild press about whether or not evidence had been planted or wrongfully withheld in court. Did the jury have all the evidence to make a sound verdict? Was the sports hero framed by the LAPD? And if O.J. didn’t kill Nicole Simpson and Ronald Goldman… who did? Show Less
The 1995 murder trial of ex-football star O. J. Simpson captivated the nation. Simpson’s arrest followed his infamous white Bronco c...Show More

About Case Closed with A.J. Benza

The world of celebrity is built on charisma, beauty and infatuation. Celebrities themselves often become so influential that even their day-to-day lives make front-page news so when misfortune strikes and the facts don’t quite add up, the public is immediately fascinated by the unknown. Case Closed with A.J. Benza examines the prevalent theories tied to each story presenting new and old evidence as well as first-person accounts from family members, eyewitnesses and experts with the aim of uncovering the truth and closing the case.