SEATTLE — Ann Rule, a prolific true crime author, has died at the age of 83, according to Q13 FOX News in Seattle.
The exact cause of Rule’s death is not immediately known, but was likely related to heart failure, her daughter Leslie Rule told Q13 FOX News. Rule was moved to hospice care the day before her death.
Rule is perhaps most known for her first book, The Stranger Beside Me, an account of her time with notorious serial killer Ted Bundy.
Leslie Rule said her mother was surrounded by loved ones before she died, according to Q13.