Linda Pugach, Blinded in Infamous NYC Crime, Dies

Linda Pugach (POOH'-gash), 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 in New York City. She was 75. The 2007 documentary "Crazy Love" details the infamous New York City crime. Her husband, Burton, says his wife died Tuesday at a hospital in Queens. The cause was heart failure. Burton Pugach served 14 years in prison for hiring the thugs to attack his then-girlfriend Linda Riss...Full Story
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