Novelist Peter Benchley dies at 65

Novelist Peter Benchley dies at 65

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Benchley, the author of novel Jaws about a killer shark, died at his home in Princeton, New Jersey. According to doctors, the cause of death was pulmonary fibrosis, a progressive scarring of the lungs. He left behind his wife Wendy, 3 children -Tracy, Clayton and Christopher – and 5 grandchildren.

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