Jack Palladino, the non-public investigator hired by former President Bill Clinton throughout his 1992 marketing campaign to assist discredit ladies claiming extramarital affairs with him, was reportedly on life support after being robbed Thursday exterior of his San Francisco dwelling.
Palladino, whose superstar shoppers have additionally included Harvey Weinstein, Don Johnson, Kevin Costner, Robin Williams, Huey Newton and Snoop Dogg, fell onto the pavement exterior his dwelling when the robber grabbed his new digicam from round his neck, the San Francisco Police Division stated, in accordance to the San Francisco Chronicle.
He suffered a traumatic mind damage within the fall and wasn’t anticipated to survive, his stepson advised the newspaper.
Palladino and his spouse Sandra Sutherland turned a personal detective group after they met within the mid-1970s whereas investigating alleged prisoner abuses at a New York jail on the request of the Lengthy Island district legal professional.
He had beforehand been hired by the Hearst household to help after their daughter Patty was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Military and interviewed survivors of the Peoples Temple non secular cult’s 1978 mass suicide. He additionally helped defend the credibility of a Large Tobacco whistleblower within the 1990s when the trade tried to smear him.
Extra just lately, Harvey Weinstein hired Palladino throughout his sexual misconduct investigation to hold observe of his accusers and journalists investigating his abuses.
No suspects have been arrested.