Washington DC, July 28 (ANI): Iconic American true crime writer Ann Rule has died. She was 83.
The author, who had penned more than 30 books and was best known for her biography on co-worker and serial killer Ted Bundy, took her last breath at Highline Medical Center on Sunday, People magazine reported.
Her daughter Leslie Rule, revealed on Rule’s Facebook page that her mother was suffering from several health issues, including congestive heart failure.
Rule’s website states that she had BA from the University of Washington in Creative Writing with minors in psychology, criminology and penology, and also has an Associate Degree from Highline Community College, where she studied crime scene investigation, police administration, crime scene photography and arrest, search and seizure.
Her passion for true crime grew at a young age, and at 21 she took a job at the Seattle Police Department and eventually began writing for True Detective Magazine.
Eight of her work had been adapted to screen including ‘The Deliberate Stranger’ starring Mark Harmon as Ted Bundy. (ANI)