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G. Gordon Liddy, known for role in Watergate scandal, dead at age of 90

Liddy died on Tuesday at his daughter's house in Virginia.

Published: March 30, 2021 7:53pm

Updated: March 30, 2021 9:41pm

G. Gordon Liddy, known for his role in the Watergate scandal, died on Tuesday at his daughter's house in Virginia at the age of 90-years-old.

According to the Washington Post, while the man's son Thomas P. Liddy confirmed his father's passing, he did not provide a cause of death but did note that it was not connected to coronavirus.

Liddy was "the undercover operative whose bungling of the Watergate break-in triggered one of the gravest constitutional crises in American history and led to the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon," according to the outlet.

Liddy also had a career in the FBI, then later as a prosecutor in New York, and much later as a popular radio talk-show host. 

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