WJFD/New Bedford, MA Owner Edmund Dinis Dies
March 16, 2010 at 12:41 PM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of EDMUND DINIS, the owner of Portugese WJFD (RADIO GLOBO)/NEW BEDFORD, MA and former prosecutor who oversaw the grand jury investigation into Sen. EDWARD KENNEDY's conduct in the CHAPPAQUIDDICK incident. DINIS died SUNDAY of natural causes in DARTMOUTH, MA at 85.
A veteran politician, DINIS was a City Councilman in NEW BEDFORD, a MASSACHUSETTS State Representative and State Senator, Prosecutor, and BRISTOL COUNTY Treasurer over the course of his career, and bought WJFD in 1975.