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Mike McAlary

American journalist and columnist

Died when: 41 years 10 days (492 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Michael James McAlary (December 15, 1957 – December 25, 1998) was an American journalist and columnist who worked at the New York Daily News for 12 years, beginning with the police beat.

He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1998 for his columns exposing police brutality against Haitian immigrant Abner Louima.He was sued for libel by a woman he had accused of lying in her claim that she had been raped.

He also wrote five books inspired by cases he had covered.McAlary died of colon cancer in 1998 at the age of 41.

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