Urooj Khan says he literally jumped for joy when he scored $1 million on a scratch-off ticket. The Illinois man was dead within the month.
The medical examiner's office originally ruled that Kahn had died of natural causes. But his family came forward and pushed investigators to revisit the case. It turns our Kahn had a lethal amount of cyanide in his system.
What are the odds?! Well when it comes to winning the Mega Millions jackpot, they are around 1 in 260 million. But just because you might be lucky when it comes to the lottery doesn't necessarily mean you'll be lucky later in life.
Check out the gallery to see how the lives of some lottery winners spiraled out of control after striking it rich.