Ken Starr, who led the Whitewater investigation into members of the Clinton administration, has died.His family announced Tuesday that Starr died from complications from surgery at a Texas hospital.Starr also served as a United States circuit judge and the 39th solicitor general.LoadingSomething is loading.Kenneth Starr, a judicial appointee and solicitor general who led the Whitewater investigation into former President Bill Clinton, is dead at 76, according to a statement from his family.The lawyer had a long and distinguished career as a United States circuit judge, the 39th solicitor general under President George H.W. Bush, and president and chancellor of Baylor University.He was best known for leading the Whitewater investigation into members of the Clinton administration in the mid-1990s.Starr died on Tuesday at a hospital in Houston due to complications from surgery, the statement said.Replacing prosecutor Robert B. Fiske out of concerns of a conflict of interest, Starr was appointed in 1994 to investigate the Clintons’ and their associates’ real estate investment in Whitewater Development Corporation in Arkansas. At the time, Bill Clinton was the state attorney general and was soon elected governor.This story is breaking. Please check back for updates.


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