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Photojournalist Norbert Wiggins dies at age 60 in Florida

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Norbert L. Wiggins, Metro News photojournalist, has died at the age of 60 in Tavares, Florida. He leaves behind a 14-year-old son and former wife, Attorney Sally Wiggins. Norbert recently relocated from Schaumburg, Illinois to 3008 Myakka River Road in Lake County, Florida.

Wiggins joined Metro News in 2011 as a photojournalist and in 2013 became the Orlando bureau chief. He also was an avid, professional photographer who shot everything from weddings to fashion models. His company was called Ultimate Photos and Promotions.

Born Sunday, January 3, 1954 and raised in Pittsburgh, Norbert graduated from Fort Johnson High School, Charleston, South Carolina in 1972 and later graduated from Oakton Community College in Des Plaines, Illinois.

Wiggins recently had bypass surgery after a heart-attack in February and passed away suddenly at the cardiac rehab. Final arrangements are still pending.



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