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Barry Levin

  • Birth 6 Mar 1947 USA
  • Death 7 Jul 2001 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Section 70A, Row EE, Grave 42
  • Memorial ID 8487420

Lawyer. Levin was a high-profiled Attorney from Los Angeles, California. Levin's famous clients included Erik Menendez, who was convicted of killing his parents along with his brother Lyle, actor Robert Blake who was charged with the shooting death of his wife Bonny Lee Bakley, and also Los Angeles police Sgt. Edward Ortiz who was convicted in November 2000, along with two other officers of conspiracy to frame gang members. Levin had also served as a Los Angeles police detective for 12 years with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), and was a Vietnam War hero who had been awarded the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star war medals for bravery on March 20, 1968. Levin who suffered from a form of cancer, committed suicide while sitting in his car at the Los Angeles National Cemetery in Los Angeles, California, on July 8, 2001, at the age of 54. He was given a full military funeral and a military burial, attended by several important people including attorneys, and police officers.

Bio by: Peterborough "K"


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peterborough "K"
  • Added: 9 Mar 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8487420
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Barry Levin (6 Mar 1947–7 Jul 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8487420, citing Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .