Winfield was openly gay in his private life, but remained discreet about it in the public eye.
Before that, she would arrive on the set with black eyes, claiming, she got jumped in during a gang initiation, she also started dressing in all red.
Police concluded it to be an apparent murder-suicide, but family members could not offer any reason or motive.
It is likely that a personal dispute had developed between the two brothers; as far as can be determined, Larry shot Roger, then shot himself.
Allegedly, that's why none of his six marriages lasted.
At one time, he was rumored to be involved with singer During her heyday in the 1940s, 50s and 60s she was renowned throughout Europe and Latin America as La Grande Katherine, and the Washington Post called her "Dance's Katherine the Great." The Katherine Dunham troupe (which included Eartha Kitt at one time) also appeared in numerous Hollywood films.