October 4, 1924 - July 11, 2012
| Age 87
LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ, The Associated Press
MIAMI (AP) — Donald J. Sobol, author of the popular "Encyclopedia Brown" series of children's mysteries, has died. He was 87.
Sobol died in Miami from natural causes July 11, with his wife Rose by his side, his son John Sobol told The Associated Press Monday.
Sobol's series featured amateur sleuth Leroy "Encyclopedia" Brown, who would unravel local mysteries with the help of his encyclopedic knowledge of facts great and small....
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