Mark Prothero

 

 

 

Age: 57

 

Summary: prominent criminal defense attorney who was best known as one of the lead defense attorneys serving as a co-counsel in the historic case against the "Green River Killer" serial killer Gary Ridgway from 2001 to 2003 after he had brokered a plea deal that spared Ridgway the death penalty in exchange for the Auburn man confessing to 49 counts of aggravated murder.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lung cancer

 

Born: May 12, 1956

 

Died: April 19, 2014

 

Location: Kent, Washington