Hickenlooper’s filmmaker cousin dead from overdose

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Denver filmmaker George Hickenlooper’s death last month was an accidental overdose.

The Colorado Medical Examiner reported Monday that the 47-year-old cousin of Colorado Gov.-elect John Hickenlooper died after taking ethanol and oxymorphone. George Hickenlooper died in Denver Oct. 30.

The Denver Post reports that John Hickenlooper’s office did not comment on the finding.

George Hickenlooper who won an Emmy Award in 1992 for directing “Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse.”