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Jett Travolta, Son of John Travolta and Kelly Preston, Dead at 16

Jett Travolta, the son of John Travolta and Kelly Preston, died suddenly on January 2, 2009. He suffered a seizure while on vacation with his parents in the Bahamas.

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November 14, 1998 Scientology Charged in Member's Death The Church of Scientology in Clearwater has been charged with criminal neglect and practicing medicine without a license in the 1995 death of Lisa McPherson, the mentally disturbed Scientologist who turned to outsiders for help before church officials intervened and placed her under their care. Unlicensed Scientology staffers "medicated her without her consent," isolated her and took other measures to treat her physical and mental condition at Scientology's Fort Harrison Hotel, according to an affidavit filed Friday in Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Court. Clearwater, crimes, deaths, Lisa McPherson
October 20, 1998 Butterworth offers his help with Scientology death case St. Petersburg Times: Butterworth offers his help with Scientology death case deaths
September 15, 1998 Doctor settles his part of wrongful death suit St. Petersburg Times: Doctor settles his part of wrongful death suit deaths
July 25, 1998 Memphis Area Deaths Through Friday, July 24 (brief mention of Scientology) deaths
March 20, 1998 Hollywood Resurrections Career Death Loses Its Sting In '90S As Travolta Leads Comeback Parade (brief mention of Scientology) deaths, John Travolta
January 18, 1998 Death of a Disciple Puts Scientology in the Dock Nobody was hurt when Lisa McPherson drove into the back of a boat being towed through the Florida city of Clearwater. Yet 17 days later McPherson was dead and the minor traffic accident had become the focus of a police investigation that is causing embarrassment for one of the world's most controversial churches. McPherson was a Scientologist. A Florida prosecutor is considering whether to bring charges against Scientology officials who were looking after McPherson when she died. crimes, deaths, Lisa McPherson, Press
December 20, 1997 Scientologist Death Charge Backed St. Paul Pioneer Press : Scientologist Death Charge Backed deaths
December 17, 1997 Charges Sought In Scientology Member's Death Miami Herald : Charges Sought In Scientology Member's Death deaths
December 17, 1997 Scientologist's death could lead to charges. New York Times: Scientologist's death could lead to charges. deaths
December 17, 1997 Police Recommend Criminal Charges In Death Of Scientology Member Tallahassee Democrat : Police Recommend Criminal Charges In Death Of Scientology Member deaths

deaths in the News

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September 30, 1996 Patrice Vic Trial Begins - Scientology Executive Charged with Manslaughter Trial begins in the death of Patrice Vic. Scientology executive Jean-Jacques Mazier is charged with manslaughter, and 22 other Scientologists also face charges. crimes, deaths, France, Patrice Vic, Press