According to one source, the actress carefully set the stage for her own demise, decorating her home with flowers and leaving behind suicide notes. Taking an overdose of Seconal, she waited for the end but became ill from the pills. She tried to reach her bathroom to expel the Seconal, but apparently fell and broke her neck. It should be stated, however, that this latter point was not in the coroner's report.

 The actor's name was Harald Ramond. Following this scandal, his career was ended, as the public blamed him for Lupe's death.


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