Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman
 


 

Age: 78



Summary:
Egyptian blind cleric and convicted terrorist who was sentenced to life in prison in the U.S. after his 1995 conviction for his advisory role in connection with a failed plot to blow up landmarks in New York City, including the United Nations and several bridges and tunnels.




Cause of Death: Complications from diabetes and coronary artery disease



Born: May 3, 1938


 
Died: February 18, 2017



Location:
Butner, North Carolina