The man who held the keys to the Tarzan empire has died at his home in Tarzana, California.
Danton Burroughs, the grandson of Tarzan creator Edgar Rice Burroughs, died of a heart attack on 1 May (08) - a day after a fire at his home destroyed family memorabilia.
According to the Los Angeles Times newspaper, Burroughs was to be named the chairman of Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc., the company his grandfather formed to merchandise his stories, on the day he died.