Jean S. Harris

 

 

Age: 89

 

Summary: private-school headmistress whose 1981 trial for the murder of prominent Scarsdale, New York cardiologist and diet book author Dr. Herman Tarnower galvanized the U.S. for a year with its story of vengeance by a woman scorned, and who served 12 years of a 15-year sentence but counseled other female prisoners.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: April 27, 1923

 

Died: December 23, 2012

 

Location: New Haven, Connecticut