Deaths Elsewhere

Published Mar 21, 2014 at 12:01AM

Deaths of note from around the world:

Lawrence Walsh, 102: A former federal judge and a mainstay of the U.S. legal establishment who as an independent counsel exposed the lawbreaking in the Reagan administration that gave rise to the Iran-Contra scandal. Died Wednesday in Oklahoma City.

Bellini, 83: Brazil’s captain when it won its first World Cup in 1958. The central defender became widely known for being the first captain to raise the World Cup trophy above his head as a symbol of triumph. The gesture became immortalized with a statue of Bellini in front of Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Died Thursday in São Paulo.

Khushwant Singh, 99: A self-proclaimed failure in law and diplomacy who turned to writing in the 1950s, becoming a journalist, editor and prolific writer. His work ranged from serious histories to joke collections to one of post-independence India’s great novels. Died Thursday in New Delhi.

— From wire reports