Joe Amsler

 

 

Age: 65

 

Summary: one of three men who kidnapped Frank Sinatra, Jr. in 1963 at gunpoint from a Lake Tahoe hotel (they released him unharmed three days later for a $240,000 ransom), and who served less than five years of his life sentence for the crime.

 

 

Cause of Death: Liver failure

 

Born: September 24, 1940

 

Died: May 6, 2006

 

Location: Salem, Oregon