Death of John Carroll

June 14, 2015
Lexington, Kentucky | Age 73

Former editor of the LA Times and Baltimore Sun
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The Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Kentucky (AP) — John S. Carroll, former editor of the Baltimore Sun and the Los Angeles Times, which won 13 Pulitzer Prizes during his five-year tenure, has died. He was 73.

Carroll died Sunday morning at his home in Lexington, Kentucky, where he was once editor of the Lexington Herald-Leader, said his wife, Lee Carroll. He had been suffering from Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, a rare and debilitating neurological disorder.

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