Winner wishes he would ‘tear the ticket’, part two
Three months later, his 17-year-old granddaughter also died.
Brandi Bragg was found dead in a lorry, hidden by a boyfriend, who panicked when he found her dead, the Associated Press reported.
Authorities added that an autopsy could not determine the cause.
Whittaker’s daughter, Ginger Whittaker Bragg, later died in 2009 at the age of 42 after a long battle with cancer.
And in 2016, he lost a home in Virginia to a fire.
He also struggled with drinking, gambling and his home and car was repeatedly broken into.
And at a strip club, thieves broke into his Lincoln Navigator and stole a briefcase containing $245,000 and three cashier checks for $100,000.
That time, at least, he caught a break-in – the briefcase was later found, with the money still inside.
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