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