A medical examiner in Virginia rules Brady’s death a homicide. It had been determined that his demise was directly related to injuries he sustained when he was shot by John Hinckley, during the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan in 1981. The shooting left him paralyzed for the rest of his life.
Brady dies at the age of 73 from a series of health issues. Josh Ernest, the current Press Secretary:
Brady “leaves the kind of legacy … that certainly this press secretary and all future press secretaries will aspire to live up to
He is survived by his wife, Sarah; a son, Scott; and a daughter, Melissa.