Urooj Khan, with his winning lottery ticket. Not long after this photo was taken, he was dead. /AP hide caption itoggle caption /AP The Two-Way Body Exhumed Of Lottery Winner Who Suffered Cyanide-Related Death January 18, 2013 Urooj Khan died one day after his $425,000 Illinois Lottery check was cut. It wasn't until much later, though, that authorities determined there was a lethal level of cyanide in his blood. Now, they're doing a full autopsy. And police are investigating his death.