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Rick Murphy, Independent Editor

Thu, 07/23/2020 - 06:55

Rick Murphy, a former executive editor of The Independent newspaper, died unexpectedly late Tuesday at Southampton Hospital after being hospitalized on Friday and having a heart attack. Mr. Murphy’s career as a journalist included a stint as a cartoonist for The Sag Harbor Herald and as a reporter at The East Hampton Star. An obituary for Mr. Murphy will appear in a future edition.


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