Jimmy Lee Smith



Age: 76


Summary: convicted murderer who was sentenced to life in prison in the 1963 kidnapping and killing of police officer Ian Campbell, in which the crime inspired Joseph Wambaugh's true-life crime novel The Onion Field (1973) and was made into a movie in 1979.



Cause of Death: Heart attack


Born: August 27, 1931


Died: April 6, 2007


Location: Castaic, California