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Journalists Killed in 2001 - Motive Confirmed: William Biggart

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 2002
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 2001 - Motive Confirmed: William Biggart, January 2002, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e64956d23.html [accessed 25 October 2014]
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freelance
September 11, 2001, in New York City, USA

Biggart, a freelance news photographer, was killed in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. The journalist's body was found on September 15 in the rubble at Ground Zero, near the bodies of several firefighters. Biggart had rushed to the scene with his camera shortly after hearing about the attacks.

Medium:Print
Job:Photographer
Beats Covered:Crime
Gender:Male
Local or Foreign:Foreign
Freelance:Yes
Type of Death:Dangerous Assignment
Suspected Source of Fire:Political Group

 

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