Claus von Bulow

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Claus von Bulow, Acquitted in Sensational Murder Trial, Dies

Sunny von Bulow fell into an irreversible coma

(Newser) - Danish-born socialite Claus von Bulow, who was convicted but later acquitted of trying to kill his wealthy wife in two trials that drew intense international attention in the 1980s, has died, the AP reports. He was 92. Von Bulow's son-in-law, Riccardo Pavoncelli, tells The New York Times that von... More »

Sunny von Bulow 'Was Like Sleeping Beauty'

Dunne recalls the woman behind the high-society scandal

(Newser) - Sunny von Bülow's death in December after 28 years in a coma brought her children no peace, writes the journalist most closely associated with the story, Dominick Dunne of Vanity Fair. Her son's voice when he called with the news contained no "sense of 'Thank God it’s... More »

Sunny von Bülow Dies in Coma at 76

Heiress' husband accused twice of trying to kill her

(Newser) - Sunny von Bülow, the heiress whose second husband was twice accused of trying to kill her, died today after lying in a coma for nearly 28 years, the New York Times reports. Von Bülow’s first marriage to an Austrian playboy prince ended in divorce, and she became... More »

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