John D. McKeel, Jr.

 

 

 

Age: 38

 

Summary: one-time U.S. Marine Corps Guard who was among one of the 52 Americans held hostage at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran for 444 days while he was assigned at the embassy as a 27-year-old Marine sergeant when it was seized by Iranian militants in 1979.

 

 

Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds suffered during an armed robbery

 

Born: June 26, 1953

 

Died: November 1, 1991

 

Location: Victorville, California