Well-known criminal defense attorney John Momot has died.
His wife tells 8 News NOW he passed away Thursday at a hospital in Orange County. He suffered from a terminal lung disease for years.
Momot had several high-profile clients including Sandra Murphy, who he represented in the Ted Binion trial.
He was also a proud Vietnam war veteran.
A memorial for Momot has not yet been set, but we’re told he will be buried at the Veterans cemetery. Momot was 74 years old.