http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20091025/ap_on_re_us/us_madoff_associate_death]Police: Madoff associate Jeffry Picower dies at 67 (AP) [/URL]



AP - Jeffry Picower, a philanthropist accused of profiting more than $7 billion from the investment schemes of his longtime friend Bernard Madoff, was found at the bottom of the pool at his oceanside mansion and died Sunday, police said. He was 67.