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Continued: Britain's 'Great Train Robber' Ronnie Biggs dies at 84; lived high life in Rio after escape

  • Article by: JILL LAWLESS , Associated Press
  • Last update: December 18, 2013 - 12:15 PM

In 2002, Biggs married Raimunda Rothen, the mother of Michael. They survive him, as do two children — Chris and Farley — from his first marriage to Charmian Brent. A third son, Nicholas, died in a car crash in 1971.

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Associated Press writer Jenny Barchfield in Rio de Janeiro contributed to this report.

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