Former Solicitor General Ken Starr and Donald Critchlow speaking with attendees at an event titled "Preserving Liberty" hosted the ASU Political History and Leadership program at Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale, Arizona. [Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore from Surprise, AZ, United States of America, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons]
WASHINGTON — Ken Starr, the independent counsel whose investigation uncovered President Bill Clinton’s affair with a White House intern and led to his impeachment for lying under oath and obstructing justice, died on Tuesday at a hospital in Texas. He was 76.
Mr. Starr’s family said in a statement that he died of complications from surgery at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston but gave no further details.