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Rick James

Drugs, assault.


Jul 1991 Got high, got mad, tied up woman #1, burned her with hot crack pipe.
1993 Got high, tied up woman #2, beat her for 12 hours.
1994 Woman #2 awarded $2M in civil suit.
1996 Inmate N63609, Rick James, released from Folsom State Prison.
Nov 2002 Woman #3 claims she was sexually assaulted by Rick James.
6 Aug 2004 Rick James dies, age 56. Although cause of death was ruled to be a heart attack, the coroner found cocaine, methamphetamine, Xanax, Valium, Wellbutrin, Celexa, Vicodin and Digoxin in his body, all in non-lethal quantities.

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