Doreen Lioy

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Tue Apr 14 2020
By   Manish Khanal

Doreen Lioy is a well known American Magazine Editor. In addition to that, she is also famous as the former wife of serial killer, rapist, and burglar, Richard Ramirez. 

As Doreen Lioy rose to fame only after her relationship with Richard so, the exact date of her date of birth and place of birth is not known to the public. In addition, Lioy has not spilled a bean about her parents and siblings with the media. 

Relationship of Doreen With Richard

People say that 'love is blind.' This case is one of the perfect examples for lovers. In general, People try to avoid the people who are famous for the wrong reasons. Doreen was married to Richard Ramirez on October 3, 1996, at California's San Quentin State Prison. 

Doreen Lioy with Richard Ramirez
Image: Richard Ramirez along with his wife Doreen Lioy 
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They first met in 1985 after she started writing letters in support of him. The letters turned into prison visits almost four times a week, and then they officially married in 1996. As the court had ordered for the execution, she became a staunch defender against his execution.

Doreen used to mention that she would commit suicide if Ramirez was executed. However, in the end, she left him. After Doreen's family came to know about the relationship, they moved her out of the house. 

The reason for the couple to split is still not shared with the public. Many papers had published various reports about the separation. During the time, Doreen had written nearly seventy-five letters to him while he was imprisoned. 

Net Worth of Doreen Lioy

Doreen Lioy has an estimated net worth of $100,000. She has accumulated most of her net worth to her successful career of working as an Editor in Magazines. David Remnick is an American writer and journalist with a net worth of $1 Million. 

Doreen lioy, wife of Richard Ramirez
Image: Doreen Lioy featuring in a documentary THS Investigates: Love Behind Bard 
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The average salary of an editor in the United States is more than $55,000. Doreen is living a happy life on her own after the death of her husband, Ramirez. Richard's trial cost $1.8 million, which was the most expensive trial in the time. 

Death of Doreen's Ex-Husband Ramirez

Richard Ramirez was sentenced to death on August 7, 2006. However, this decision was upheld. Later, his request for a rehearing on September 7, 2006, was denied by the Supreme Court. To the sad ending, Richard died on June 7, 2013, at Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae, California. 

As per the reports, Ramirez died of complications of B-cell lymphoma, a form of blood cancer affecting the lymph nodes. In addition to that, He was also affected by Chronic substance abuse and chronic Hepatitis C Viral Infection. 

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