Abdel Baset Ali al-Megrahi

 

 

Age: 60

 

Summary: Libyan intelligence officer who became the only person ever convicted in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing before Scotland released him in 2009 to the outrage of relatives of the attack's 270 victims on compassionate grounds after he was diagnosed with prostate cancer at the time doctors predicted he had only three months to live.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: April 1, 1952

 

Died: May 20, 2012

 

Location: Tripoli, Libya