Jean Sutton




Age: 62


Summary: managing editor of the tiny Alabama weekly newspaper Linden Democrat-Reporter who was in the news in 1998 with her husband Goodloe Sutton for exposing a corrupt sheriff and his deputies amid threats and vicious harassment whose article eventually led to their indictments, and whose story was the subject of several TV newsmagazines and an article in People.



Cause of Death: Complications from cancer surgery


Born: June 12, 1941


Died: September 16, 2003


Location: Linden, Alabama