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Defense attorney in so-called 'Fatal Attraction' case dies at age 79

Prominent Westchester criminal defense attorney William Aronwald has died.

News 12 Staff

Dec 7, 2020, 3:39 PM

Updated 1,291 days ago

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Prominent Westchester criminal defense attorney William Aronwald has died.
Aronwald died on Oct. 29 at his retirement home in Florida.
He was involved in a number of high-profile cases during his 40 years in private practice.
He defended Carolyn Warmus in the retrial in the so-called "Fatal Attraction" murder case.
He also defended former Yonkers Councilwoman Sandy Annabi in her bribery case.
Aronwald was an assistant district attorney in the Manhattan DA's office and a federal prosecutor, before entering private practice.
He was 79 years old.


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