Linda Pugach

Linda Pugach attends the premiere of 'Crazy Love' at The Beekman Theater in New York - May 22, 2007 (credit: Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

Linda Pugach, Blinded By Lover In 1959, Dies At 75

Linda Pugach, who was blinded in 1959 when her lover hired hit men to throw lye in her face – and became a media sensation after later marrying him – has died, her husband said Thursday. She was 75.