Ta Mok

 

 

Age: 82

 

Summary: Cambodian officer known as "The Butcher" for his brutality as military chief of the Communist Khmer Rouge who had been in government custody since 1999.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: 1924

 

Died: July 20, 2006

 

Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia