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Suicide of Young Superstar Weighs on Porn Industry Tragedy: Pampered, wild Shannon Wilsey, known as Savannah, was the third actress to take her life.
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Los Angeles Times (pre-1997 Fulltext) - Los Angeles, Calif.
Author: Johnson, John
Date: Jul 16, 1994
Start Page: 1
Section: PART-A; Zones Desk
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Even though Wilsey dated Hollywood celebrities, she could never be a part of that world. Wilsey's famous pals routinely trashed the sex industry to her, "but the whole reason they were with her was because she was a porn star," said Jeanna Fine, a former sex star and friend of Wilsey's.

The engagement was due to start Monday of this week, but [Nancy Pera] said Wilsey was out late Sunday night partying and riding around in a limo with a young man who was house-sitting for the band House of Pain. Pera said Wilsey had been dating one of the band members.

Pera saw the exit wound from the bullet. "It looked like she had a big flower on the side of her head," she said. When emergency personnel carried Wilsey out, Pera grabbed her foot and screamed: "Savannah, stay with us!"

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