The endless list of tragic Playboy Playmate deaths
They gory history of these Playboy models
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Mystery shrouds the gruesome ends that far too many Playboy Playmates seem to have met. Death has seemed to dog some of these Playboy models, with examples stretching from 1962 to as recently as 2020 with the death by suicide of Ashley Mattingly.
The former Playmate (she was Playboy's Miss March in 2011) took her own life on April 15, this at her Austin, Texas home, where she left a suicide note. Her family has shared that she had been struggling with substance abuse, and that the "shelter-in-place" order in Texas due to the coronavirus pandemic did not help, as it led to increased loneliness. Mattingly was only 33 years old.
For more such stories, check out this gallery and read about tragic, bizarre, and often unexplained deaths of the celebrity models who were ultimately destined for disaster.