Thomas Washburn


Age: 40

Canadian engineer and head project manager for the Houston-based energy company ABB Lummus Global, Inc. that is currently working on the $200 million ethylene plant expansion under construction for Exxon Mobil at Yanbu, Saudi Arabia who had been reportedly hospitalized for nearly two weeks after being shot in the neck from bullet wounds he received in a May 1 terrorist attack when at least four gunmen randomly opened fire on an oil contractor's office building in Saudi Arabia and killed six other people including four ABB employees and a Saudi National Guard security officer during the shooting rampage around the Red Sea city, in which the Al-Qaeda terror network has claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement purporting to be from the Al-Qaeda chief in the Kingdom as militants carried out attacks against the Saudi government and foreigners living there from 2003 to 2004 in an effort to topple the monarchy.

Cause of Death: Complications from gunshot wounds

Born: September 24, 1963

Died: May 15, 2004

Houston, Texas