Inquiry in Scientologist's death nearing end - 1997-04-28
More than 50 people have been questioned in what police are calling an "expansive" investigation into the unexplained death of Lisa McPherson, a 36-year-old Scientologist.
Although more interviews are planned, police say they expect their work on the case to end "soon" but refuse to be more specific.
The investigation began more than 16 months ago, when McPherson died after spending 17 days at the Fort Harrison Hotel, a Church of Scientology retreat in downtown Clearwater. According to medical records, she entered the hotel after suffering an emotional breakdown but was physically fine.