John Henry Carpenter,70, who was acquitted four years ago...

Deaths Elsewhere

September 12, 1998

John Henry Carpenter,70, who was acquitted four years ago in the 1978 slaying of his friend, "Hogan's Heroes" television star Bob Crane, died yesterday in Torrance, Calif. The cause of death was not released.

Leonid Kinskey,95, a stylish Russian-born actor who played Sascha the bartender in "Casablanca," died Tuesday in Fountain Hills, Ariz., of complications from a stroke.

Vu Van Mau,84, a prominent figure in South Vietnam and prime minister for five days before it fell to Communist North Vietnam in 1975, died Aug. 20 in Paris.

Richard Martin Heard,61, a country music producer and songwriter who co-wrote Elvis Presley's hit "Kentucky Rain," died Tuesday in Nashville, Tenn., of cancer.

Edmund Lewandowski,84, an artist known for his paintings of the nation's industrial history, died Monday in Rock Hill, S.C., of cancer.

Pub Date: 9/12/98

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