Anthony Brooklier


Age: 70

Los Angeles defense attorney who went from defending his father, a powerful mob boss, to representing celebrities, corrupt businessmen, drug kingpins, and Hollywood Madam Heidi Fleiss and later drew attention when he left his post as a deputy state attorney general to represent his father Dominic Brooklier, a Mafia boss who faced two federal racketeering indictments as part of a massive crackdown on organized crime, but was convicted of racketeering and extortion in the second case after he and other reputed mobsters were acquitted of the 1977 murder of underworld informant Frank "The Bomp" Bompensiero.

Cause of Death: Suicide by hanging

Born: April 7, 1946

Died: November 15, 2016

Century City, California