Elizabeth Linington’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

March 11, 1921

Death Date

April 5, 1988

Age of Death

67 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Arroyo Grande, California, United States

Profession

Novelist

The novelist Elizabeth Linington died at the age of 67. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

A twentieth-century American mystery novelist, she is best known for creating the popular character of LAPD Homicide Lieutenant Luis Mendoza. Case Pending (1960), her first novel featuring Mendoza, was nominated for a Mystery Writers of America award.

A woman of many interests, she studied archaeology, antique weapons, gemstones, and the occult.

She wrote under numerous pen names, including Anne Blaisdell and Lesley Egan.

She was born in Aurora, Illinois. She married Thomas Linington.

She was nominated for an Edgar Award, an honor named for Edgar Allan Poe.