Johnnie Cochran dead at 67
Client list included O.J. Simpson, Michael Jackson
The Associated Press
Updated: 8:32 p.m. ET March 29, 2005Los Angeles - Johnnie L. Cochran Jr., who became a legal superstar after helping clear O.J. Simpson during a sensational murder trial in which he uttered the famous quote “If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit,” died Tuesday. He was 67.
Cochran died of a brain tumor at his home in Los Angeles, his family said.