|Tom Sneddon, DA best known for prosecuting Michael Jackson, dies at 73|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
LOS ANGELES — Tom Sneddon, a retired Santa Barbara County district attorney whose best-known prosecution ended in the acquittal of pop star Michael Jackson on child molestation charges, died Saturday in a Santa Barbara hospital. He was 73.
Sneddon died of complications from cancer, District Attorney Joyce Dudley said in an email to her staff.
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