Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
This handout photo provided by Magnolia Pictures shows Linda and Burt Pugach in 1974. The two are the subject of the movie, "Crazy Love." Linda Pugach, who was blinded in 1959 when her lover hired hit men to throw lye in her face and became a media sensation after later marrying him died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 in New York. She was 75. (AP Photo/ Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures and Shoot the Moon Productions, file) Copyright 2007, The Associated Press

Linda Pugach, blinded in infamous NYC crime, dies

Email News Alerts

NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Pugach, who was blinded in 1959 when her lover hired hit men to throw lye in her face — and became a media sensation after later marrying him — has died, her husband said Thursday. She was 75.

Advertisement

The infamous New York City crime was detailed in the 2007 documentary "Crazy Love."

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (218) 333-9200 and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement