Ex-Playboy bunny convicted of murder dies in Ore.

FILE - In this Dec. 10, 1992 file photo, flanked by her attorneys Frank Morocco, left, and Sheldon T. Zenner, right, Lawrencia Bembenek answers questions at a new conference in Chicago, Ill. Bembenek, a former Milwaukee Police officer who escaped from prison after she was convicted of murder in a wild criminal saga that later became a TV miniseries, has died. She was 52. Bembenek's attorney, Mary Woehrer, says she died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010 at a hospice care center in Portland, Ore. Woehrer says the cause of death was liver failure. (AP Photo/Mark Elias, File)

November 22, 2010 5:28:10 AM PST
The prison escape of former Playboy Club bunny and Milwaukee police officer Laurie "Bambi" Bembenek popularized the phrase "Run Bambi Run" and seemed tailor-made for the TV movie it inspired.

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