Kevorkian Estate Plans to Sell ‘Death Machine,’ Disputed Paintings

Dr. Jack Kevorkian’s niece Ava Janus poses with the “Thanatron,” often referred to as the “Death Machine” invented by Dr. Kevorkian. It is one of the items on display during a media preview for the sale of the estate of Kevorkian to be held October 28 at the New York Institute of Technology. A portion of the sales will go to the charity Kicking Cancer for Kids. (Timothy A. Clary / AFP – Getty Images)

Adam Hunter, of Hunter Auction Galleries, adjusts Dr. Jack Kevorkian’s signature hat and cardigan sweater from Kevorkian’s estate. (Richard Drew / AP)

Prescription bottles from Dr. Jack Kevorkian’s estate are displayed in New York , Thursday, Oct. 27. Kevorkian’s estate is going ahead with plans to auction 17 of his paintings, including one he did with a pint of his blood, even though a suburban Boston museum is refusing to give them up. (Richard Drew / AP)

Dr. Jack Kevorkian’s last driver’s license is one of the items on display during a media preview for the sale of Kevorkian’s estate to be held October 28 at the New York Institute of Technology. A portion will go to the charity Kicking Cancer for Kids. (Timothy A. Clary / AFP – Getty Images)

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