Jacky Sutton


Age: 50

British veteran journalist and U.N. official who had worked for the BBC World Service between 1998 and 2000 reporting from Africa, the Middle East and London, but who was recently appointed as the acting country director for the London-based independent not-for profit organization Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) in Iraq after its previous director Ammar Al Shahbander was killed in a car bomb attack in Baghdad on May 2, 2015 and whose research focused on international development support to female media professionals in Iraq and Afghanistan between 2003 and 2013.

Cause of Death: Apparent suicide by hanging

Born: 1965

Died: October 17, 2015

Istanbul, Turkey