James Browning, Jr.
prosecutor in the 1976 case that sent newspaper heiress Patty Hearst to
prison in what was then one of the most sensational trials in U.S.
history who won the case against the daughter of newspaper magnate
Randolph A. Hearst who was 19-years-old when she was kidnapped in 1974
by a radical group known as the Symbionese Liberation Army, then joined
their cause after her participation in a group bank robbery raised
questions about whether she was forced into crime or was a willing
accomplice, but who had helped to secure her conviction against noted
defense lawyer F. Lee Bailey.
Cause of Death: After a fall
Born: December 8, 1932
Died: January 12, 2016
Location: Oro Valley, Arizona