Bennett Hatfield
 


 

Age: 59



Summary:
longtime coal executive who was the chief executive officer of International Coal Group, Inc. at the time of the company's Sago Mine disaster when a 2006 explosion in northern West Virginia killed 12 miners, but who had resigned in April 2015 as president and CEO of Patriot Coal Corp. and was recently named to the board of St. Louis-based coal producer Foresight Energy, which was founded by billionaire Chris Cline.




Cause of Death: Shot to death during a botched robbery



Born: October 26, 1956


 
Died: May 22, 2016



Location:
Maher, West Virginia