TYCOONS: The Search for the Phantom Will

Even as negotiations concerning the fate of Howard Hughes' vast empire intensified last week, new and horrifying details came to light about the reclusive billionaire's last hours. The source was Dr. Victor Manuel Montemayor Martinez, 47, a leading Acapulco physician who often treats ailing tourists.

At 5:45 a.m. on Monday, April 5, Montemayor was summoned to Acapulco's Princess Hotel. As he was escorted into the opulent Jasmine penthouse suite, he was taken aback. On an orthopedic bed in a deep coma lay Howard Hughes, his emaciated, naked body covered only with a sheet....