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