Posted by on July 22, 2019 9:18 am
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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jul/22/former-manhattan-district-attorney-robert-morgenthau-dies-aged-99

Morgenthau spent more than 30 years jailing criminals, from mob kingpins and drug-dealing killers to a tax-dodging Harvard dean

Former Manhattan district attorney Robert Morgenthau, who spent more than three decades jailing criminals from mob kingpins and drug-dealing killers to a tax-dodging Harvard dean, died on Sunday. He was 99, just 10 days short of his 100th birthday.

Morgenthau died at Manhattan’s Lenox Hill hospital after a short illness, his wife Lucinda Franks told the New York Times.

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