Manas Ucar


Age: 58


Summary: consulting engineer and former assistant professor at Syracuse University who taught there for about five years in the early 1980's at the L.C. Smith College of Mechanical Engineering & Computer Science, who immigrated to the U.S. from Turkey in the 1970's and became an expert on accident reconstruction specializing in fires, explosions, and seat belts.



Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds suffered in a suicide pact


Born: September 27, 1949


Died: May 25, 2008


Location: San Clemente, California