The LA times reports the attorney involved in a number of high-profile cases has died at the age of 67.Los Angeles, NC — The Los Angeles Times is reporting that prominent attorney Johnny Cochran has died.
One of his law firm partners confirms Cochran died Tuesday afternoon.
He first gained fame as an early advocate for victims of police abuse, then achieved worldwide notoriety for successfully defending football star O.J. Simpson on murder charges.
Cochran died at his home in the Los Feliz section of Los Angeles, apparently due to complications related to an inoperable brain tumor.
He was 67.
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