Former ICAC commissioner and brother of J.O.K. dies

Former NSW Supreme Court chief judge Barry O'Keefe (right).
Former NSW Supreme Court chief judge Barry O'Keefe (right). JULIAN SMITH

FORMER anti-corruption commissioner Barry O'Keefe has died in Sydney aged 79.

The respected, retired NSW Supreme Court judge, served as ICAC Commissioner from 1994 to 1999.

He was the brother of the late Shout singer Johnny O'Keefe and leaves behind wife Jeanette and their five children including Deal or No Deal host Andrew O'Keefe.

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