Alec MacLachlan


Age: 30


Summary: British diplomat and one of five men kidnapped from the Iraqi finance ministry in Baghdad in May 2007 by people posing as security forces and government workers on official business, in which the hostage-takers initially threatened execution of the captive men and later demanded in a video that all British troops be withdrawn from Iraq within 10 days but at least two bodies were handed over to the U.K. authorities in June and another was presumed dead and a fifth man was thought to be still alive.



Cause of Death: Homicide by gunshot wound


Born: January 25, 1979


Died: September 2, 2009 (Body found on this date)


Location: Baghdad, Iraq