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Blood, Cuts & Bruises! 13 Explosive Photos Reveal The SECRET HELL Of Mickey Rooney’s Final Days

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Dec. 17 2014, Updated 11:33 a.m. ET

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Even before beloved movie icon Mickey Rooney’s death, the rumors that he had suffered elder abuse shocked and horrified the world. Now, seven months after his passing, RadarOnline.com can reveal a never-before-seen look at what a terrifying ordeal he suffered before his death on April 6, 2014. Explosive photos of a gash on his head, missing teeth, and other wounds show that the Hollywood legend’s ending was anything but happy.

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In December 2011, Rooney was treated for a gaping head wound near his Westlake, Califonia, home, Radar has learned, after he was found in a pool of blood.

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Leaked photos of the injury reveal it required stitches.

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This photo from January 2012 — more than two years before his death — shows Rooney with a missing tooth, facial contusions, and glassy eyes.

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US actor and elder abuse victim/advocate

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A source told The National ENQUIRER, "It bothered me for a long time that I didn’t speak up about what was really going on … I feel I owe it to Mickey to finally tell the truth.”

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Premiere Of Walt Disney Pictures’ “The Muppets” – Red Carpet

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Rooney had moved in with his stepson Mark and his wife, Charlene, before his death.

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“The Muppets” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals

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He seemed to be improving, but then suffered a cerebral hemorrhage at the table while having lunch.

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The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences’ “The Last 70mm Film Festival” Screening Of “It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World”

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According to The National ENQUIRER, Rooney’s family are now preparing a secret dossier to law enforcement authorities to reveal new evidence that may uncover contributing causes to his death.

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Stanley Kramer’s “It’s A Mad Mad Mad Mad World” Surviving Cast Screening

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The incidents shown in the photos “could hypothetically constitute either manslaughter or a wrongful death suit,” according to Thomas Girardi, a leading L.A. Lawyer and an expert in elder abuse.

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50th Anniversary Screening And Celebration of Stanley Kramer’s “It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World”

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“Obviously that would require testimony that would relate the death to the incidents and injuries in question,” Girardi said.

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Special Performance And Sing-Along With Richard Sherman And The Cast Of Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks”

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“If the injuries, were in fact, sustained, you certainly have a criminal assault,” Doug Diamond, a former Florida cop specializing in elder abuse told The ENQUIRER.

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66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards – Show

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Rooney had just $18,000 to his name when he died.

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2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter – Arrivals

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Despite his meager estate, seven of his biological children squabbled over the money after his death, and even held separate funerals.

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Flowers Placed On The Hollywood Walk of Fame Star In Memory Of Hollywood Legend Mickey Rooney

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For more on the horror of his final days, stay tuned to Radar!

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