Former NJ Attorney General Cary Edwards has died

OAKLAND, N.J. - October 20, 2010

He was 66.

Edwards served as a commissioner and chairman of New Jersey's State Commission of Investigation from 1997 until his death. The independent watchdog looks for waste, abuse and corruption at all levels of state government.

Edwards served as attorney general from 1986 to 1989, when he left to practice law.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Lynn, and their two children.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

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