Merrell Williams, Jr.

 

 

Age: 72

 

Summary: one-time Kentucky paralegal who had took on against the Big Tobacco industry in 1994 as a whistleblower and leaked internal documents exposing health risks and the addictiveness of cigarettes.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack

 

Born: January 26, 1941

 

Died: November 18, 2013

 

Location: Ocean Springs, Mississippi