Ken Starr, former Baylor president and Clinton investigator, dies at 76

Ken Starr, former Baylor president and Clinton investigator, dies at 76

Kenneth Starr, who headed the investigation that led to the 1998 impeachment of former president Bill Clinton, has died.

A former judge and US solicitor general, Starr died at the age of 76 due to complications from surgery.

As the independent counsel investigating former president Clinton, Starr emerged as a household name in the US.

Recently, he served on the team defending former President Donald Trump from impeachment in 2020.

Time magazine named Starr and Clinton its 'Men of the Year' in 1998.

He was named a judge at the age of 37 by former president Ronald Reagan. He went on to serve as solicitor general from 1989 to 1993.

In 1994, he was appointed to investigate Whitewater, a scandal-plagued 1980s land venture that involved Bill and Hillary Clinton.

At the time of his death, Starr had a net worth of $3 million.