Deborah Palfrey


Age: 52


Summary: owner of the Washington, D.C.-based escort agency Pamela Martin and Associates who was dubbed as the so-called D.C. Madam and vowed she would never go to prison for running a high-end Washington prostitution ring (not even for a day) after a federal jury convicted her on April 15, 2008 of money laundering by using the mail for illegal purposes and racketeering, but who was free while awaiting sentencing on July 24.



Cause of Death: Suicide by hanging


Born: March 18, 1956


Died: May 1, 2008


Location: Tarpon Springs, Florida