Matthew Power

 

 

 

Age: 39

 

Summary: journalist and contributing editor to Harper's magazine whose writing took readers down the Mississippi with modern-day hobos to the scenes of international disasters and inside the Lower East Side apartment where poet Allen Ginsberg spent his last days, and who also wrote for other publications including GQ, the New York Times, and Men's Journal, which sent him to Uganda.

 


Cause of Death: Complications from heatstroke and exhaustion

 

Born: October 22, 1974

 

Died: March 10, 2014

 

Location: Masindi, Uganda