Summary: Oklahoma electrical engineer who went to Russia to meet and woo his mail-order bride, Svetlana, but who was among one of more than approximately 800 hostages attending a popular musical at a Moscow theatre when armed Chechen rebels stormed the theatre.
Cause of Death: Gassed to death by Russian military forces during a hostage crisis
Born: December 28, 1952
Died: October 26, 2002
Location: Moscow, Russia