Woman blinded in infamous 1959 NYC crime dies

Associated Press
This handout photo provided by Magnolia Pictures shows Linda and Burt Pugach in 1974. The two are the subject of the movie,

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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 Jan. 24. She was 75.

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