Pierre Colas

 

Age: 32

 

Summary: assistant professor of anthropology at Vanderbilt University known for his worldly experience and enthusiastic teaching style who became one of the few accomplished scholars who performed ethnographic work with the ancient Yucatec Maya culture while studying in Belize, where he cowrote three brooks on the subject and had his work published in numerous articles.

 

 

Cause of Death: Homicide by shooting

 

Born: January 13, 1976

 

Died: August 26, 2008

 

Location: Nashville, Tennessee