Milestones Apr. 12, 2004

MISTRIAL DECLARED, in the fraud trial of L. DENNIS KOZLOWSKI and MARK H. SWARTZ, former executives of Tyco International; after a juror whose name was publicized as a lone holdout during jury deliberations received a threatening letter; in New York City (see page 47).

DIED. FRANCES SCHREUDER, 65, onetime New York City socialite who served 13 years in prison for persuading her 17-year-old son Marc to kill her father; of chronic pulmonary disease; in San Diego. Prosecutors alleged that in 1978 Schreuder feared her profligate spending would cause her to be disinherited by her wealthy father Franklin Bradshaw. Her son's...

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