John E. du Pont

 

 

Age: 72

 

Summary: heir to the Du Pont chemical fortune who shot and killed an Olympic gold-medal-winning wrestler at his palatial estate outside Philadelphia in 1996, who was found guilty but mentally ill and was sentenced to 13-30 years in prison.

 

 

Cause of Death: Undisclosed illness

 

Born: November 22, 1938

 

Died: December 9, 2010

 

Location: Somerset, Pennsylvania