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Oscar-Winning Songwriter Dead in Apparent Suicide

Joseph Brooks was awaiting trial for rape

(Newser) - Joseph Brooks, the Academy Award-winning songwriter of "You Light Up My Life" who was awaiting trial for rape, was found dead today of an apparent suicide in his Manhattan apartment, police said. Brooks, 73, was discovered in his Upper East Side apartment around 12:30pm by a friend with... More »

Composer's Son Quizzed in NY Designer's Death

Sylvie Cachay found dead in Manhattan hotel tub

(Newser) - Swimwear designer Sylvie Cachay has been found dead in the bathtub of a luxury Manhattan hotel and police are questioning boyfriend Nicholas Brooks, son of You Light Up My Life songwriter Joseph Brooks. Police initially believed Cachay died from a drug overdose, but then discovered bruise marks on her neck... More »

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