Bill Conlin

 

 

 

Age: 79

 

Summary: longtime sportswriter and columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News since 1965 who had retired in 2011 after allegations surfaced that he had abused four children decades ago when three more accusers later came forward, but authorities said no criminal charges could be filed because the alleged abuse occurred so long ago.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, and a colon infection

 

Born: May 15, 1934

 

Died: January 9, 2014

 

Location: Largo, Florida