Jack Palladino, the non-public investigator employed by former President Bill Clinton throughout his 1992 marketing campaign to assist discredit girls claiming extramarital affairs with him, was reportedly on life assist after being robbed Thursday exterior of his San Francisco residence.
Palladino, whose celeb shoppers have additionally included Harvey Weinstein, Don Johnson, Kevin Costner, Robin Williams, Huey Newton and Snoop Dogg, fell onto the pavement exterior his house when the robber grabbed his new digital camera from round his neck, the San Francisco Police Division mentioned, in accordance with the San Francisco Chronicle.
He suffered a traumatic mind damage within the fall and wasn’t anticipated to outlive, his stepson instructed the newspaper.
Palladino and his spouse Sandra Sutherland turned a personal detective workforce after they met within the mid-Seventies whereas investigating alleged prisoner abuses at a New York jail on the request of the Lengthy Island district legal professional.
He had beforehand been employed 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 Huge Tobacco whistleblower within the Nineties when the trade tried to smear him.
Harvey Weinstein additionally employed Palladino throughout his sexual misconduct investigation to maintain observe of his accusers and journalists investigating his abuses.
No suspects have been arrested.