Thor Hesla

 

 

Age: 45

 

Summary: U.S. aid worker and son of retired Emory University professor emeritus David Hesla who was a longtime political campaigner for former New Jersey senator Bill Bradley during his unsuccessful 2000 bid for president, but who had recently worked as a contractor in communications and public relations for the McLean, Virginia-based information technology services company BearingPoint Management & Technology Consultants, which had a contract with the U.S. Agency for International Development to help war-ravaged Afghanistan rebuild into a civil society.

 

 

Cause of Death: Shot to death during a terrorist attack

 

Born: April 1, 1962

 

Died: January 14, 2008

 

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan