And in a very gruesome manner.
He died with a belt around his neck suspended from a short drop. It probably took 10 to 20 minutes for him to strangle to death. It's not pretty. It's not "setting anyone free."
So what do I see all over Facebook?
This tweet by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences:
The Academy ✔ @TheAcademy Follow
Genie, you're free.