Frank ‘Superfly’ Lucas, who died on Thursday aged 88. Photo: AP

Heroin-filled coffins? Death of ‘American Gangster’ Frank Lucas recalls tall tales of Thai drug smuggling

  • Frank ‘Superfly’ Lucas, who died on Thursday aged 88, was the subject of 2008’s ‘American Gangster’, by director Ridley Scott
  • The film was based on Lucas’ fanciful recollections of the Thai-US drug trade in the 1970s, including his now infamous claims of a ‘Cadaver Connection’
Topic |   Thailand

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Frank ‘Superfly’ Lucas, who died on Thursday aged 88. Photo: AP
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