David Brown

 

 

Age: 61

 

Summary: computer programmer and convicted murderer who had masterminded the 1985 murder of his fifth wife Linda Brown to collect $835,000 from the victim's insurance policies in a plot that inspired two books and the Lifetime TV miniseries Love, Lies and Murder, in which prosecutors said Brown coerced his 14-year-old daughter Cinnamon to take the blame when she confessed to shooting her stepmother as she slept and spent seven years in a California Youth Authority detention facility before being paroled.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: 1952

 

Died: March 20, 2014

 

Location: Folsom, California