Janet Reno, first US woman attorney-general, dies at 78

November 7, 2016 11:51

Janet Reno, the first woman US attorney-general who served eight tumultuous years with President Bill Clinton, has died aged 78, according to media reports.

ABC News, citing Reno's goddaughter, said she died from complications of Parkinson's disease early on Monday.

Reno served as the top US law enforcement official under Clinton from 1993 to 2001, becoming the longest tenured attorney-general of the 20th century.

Related Content

Breaking news
June 19, 2018
Iran says Trump seeks high oil price to support shale