Kari Boto


Age: 53

Summary: British journalist and radio executive who had spent 30 years at the BBC corporation in a succession of senior roles before being head-hunted for the post of her new role as director of international operations at its independently-funded development charity offshoot BBC World Service Trust in October 2006, but who had recently resigned from her position and was due to take an early retirement later this year.

Cause of Death: Suicide by drowning

Born: March 30, 1954

Died: June 27, 2007

Felixstowe, Suffolk, England