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Photo Credit: Courtesy Hansi Leandri

PAUL  LEANDRI

News Organization: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Died: 1975

Location: VIETNAM

War: VIETNAM WAR (1965-1975)

Shot in the head by Saigon police on March 14 outside police headquarters after refusing to heed their cries to stop. Police said the shooting was accidental, but he had called friends before going to talk with police "in case anything happens." He had reported the day before on the battle of Ban Me Thuot, and police reportedly wanted his sources. He was 37.