Is Colin Dexter Living or Dead?

Has British writer Colin Dexter died? Or is he still alive?

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British writer

Colin Dexter is ...

Dead
Born 29 Sep 1930 in Stamford
Died 21 Mar 2017 in Oxford
Age86 years, 5 months
Correction?

About Colin Dexter

Norman Colin Dexter (29 September 1930 – 21 March 2017) was an English crime writer known for his Inspector Morse series of novels, which were written between 1975 and 1999 and adapted as an ITV television series, Inspector Morse, from 1987 to 2000. His characters have spawned a sequel series, Lewis, and a prequel series, Endeavour.

Death

On 21 March 2017 Dexter's publisher, Macmillan, said in a statement "With immense sadness, Macmillan announces the death of Colin Dexter who died peacefully at his home in Oxford this morning."