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Andrew Vachss Cause Of Death: What Happened To The Author?

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Andrew Vachss

Andrew Henry Vachss is an American crime novelist, child protection adviser, and attorney who solely represents children and teens. He was born on October 19, 1942, and died at the age of 79.

Andrew Vachss Cause Of Death

Author & lawyer Andrew Vachss wearing an eyepatch, holding his right hand over his heart as he stands under Brooklyn Bridge ramp. (Photo by Rob Kinmonth/Getty Images)

Vachss worked as a federal investigator in sexually transmitted diseases before becoming a Juvenile Lawyer. In addition, he worked as a social-services caseworker in New York City.

Who was Andrew Henry Vachss wife?

Alice Vachss, Vachss’ wife, was a sex crimes prosecutor who later climbed to the position of Chief of the Special Victims Bureau in Queens, New York. She is the author of the New York Times Notable Book of the Year, Sex Crimes: Ten Years on the Front Lines Prosecuting Rapists and Confronting Their Collaborators.

She has continued to prosecute sexual offenses as a Special Prosecutor in rural Oregon.



Andrew Vachss accolades

In terms of awards, Vachss has received the First Annual Harvey R. Houck Award (Justice for Children), the Childhelp Congressional Award, the Raymond Chandler Award, the Grand Prix de Littérature Policière, and many more.

Andrew Vachss is the author of 33 novels and three collections of short stories, as well as poetry, plays, song lyrics, and graphic novels. As a novelist, he is perhaps best known for his Burke series of hardboiled mysteries; Another Life constituted the finale to the series.

Andrew Vachss Cause Of Death: What Happened To The Author??

Andrew Vachss is dead, however, the cause of his death has not been revealed. The news of Vachss’ death was confirmed by Daily Grindhouse through a Twitter post, but no reason for his death was given.

 



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