February 1, 1988
San Diego, California
Heather O’Rourke dies from cardiac arrest following septic shock resulting from an operation to repair an obstructed bowel

Heather, one of the victims of the so-called Poltergeist curse, was just 12 when she died and best known for her line “they’re here!” in the Poltergeist movies.


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