Date: Tue, 25 Nov 1997 11:50:00 -0500

From: Gareth Branwyn GarethB2[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM

Subject: Re: Auto-erotic asphyxiation (new term?)

In a message dated 11/25/97 5:27:30 AM, Bapopik[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM wrote:

What a concept. "Auto-erotic asphyxiation."

Sounds like someone who is deathly in love with a car.

This is something I'm already well aware of. A friend died of it years ago

under similar circumstances: found hung, police said it was suicide, everyone

was shocked 'cause the person was not depressed and seemed perfectly fine the

night before, police do some research, change tune. Since that friend's death

years ago, my wife has guessed a number of auto-erotic deaths. As soon as we

heard the details surrounding Hutchence's death, my wife was sure it was

auto-erotic asphyxiation. Sounds like she was right.