Amanda Clayton

 

 

Age: 25

 

Summary: troubled Michigan lottery winner who was propelled into the spotlight after a local news outlet learned she had won the state lottery's $1-million Make Me Rich! game show in September 2011, but continued to take welfare benefits and food stamps as she said that she was entitled to the payments because she still needed help at the time.

 

 

Cause of Death: Apparent drug overdose

 

Born: 1987

 

Died: September 29, 2012

 

Location: Lincoln Park, Michigan