April 4, 2007

Anna Nicole Smith - Anatomy of a Feeding Frenzy

Timeline of Anna Nicole Smith Death and Subsequent Events

February 8, 2007- March 1, 2007

February 8, 2007:

Anna Nicole Smith collapses and is taken to the hospital at about 2 pm ET, according to CNN.

At 3:55 pm ET, the AP reports that Anna Nicole Smith has died.

 

February 9, 2007:

Smith’s mother and sister speak out on several different programs.

Initial autopsy report reveals cause of death unknown.

Initial hearing on Smith’s daughter leaves custody question unresolved.

Prince Von Anhalt, husband of Zsa Zsa Gabor, says he might be father of baby too.

 

February 12, 2007

Break-in at Smith’s home in the Bahamas.

Paternity and custody battle coverage continues.

 

February 13, 2007

Police releases 911 tapes.

 

February 14, 2007

Judge Seidlin case on Smith’s remains begins at 9:30 A.M. EDT.

 

February 15, 2007

As case over Smith’s remains continues, Judge Seidlin decides a court appointed guardian of Anna Nicole’s daughter should decide the solution over the body and get custody of the remains.

 

February 16, 2007

Smith’s will is released.

Prince Von Anhalt files court papers in paternity suit.

 

February 19, 2007

Anna Nicole friend Jackie Hatten talks about Smith on Hannity and Colmes and blames Howard K. Stern for her death.

 

February 20, 2007

Hatten continues to speak out and place blame on Stern.

Court case continues in FL and described by press as a zoo and a circus.

 

February 21, 2007

Smith’s mother in court room testifying in burial case.

 

February 22, 2007

Judge Seidlin rules that Ms. Smith is to be buried in the Bahamas and is criticized for his display of emotions.