Death of Vincent Musetto

June 9, 2015
New York City, New York | Age 74

Man who wrote 'Headless Body in Topless Bar' headline
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NEW YORK (AP) — Veteran newspaperman Vincent Musetto, who wrote one of the industry's most famous headlines, died Tuesday at age 74.

His family said he died three weeks after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, the New York Post reported.

Musetto was a longtime news editor and film critic for the Post. He wrote the headline "Headless Body in Topless Bar," which appeared on the newspaper's front page on April 15, 1983, for a story about the killing of...

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