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Photo Credit: Courtesy La Nouvelle Gazette

STEPHANE  STEINIER

News Organization: LA NOUVELLE GAZETTE

Died: 1989

Location: BELGIUM

Kidnapped Jan. 26, then shot, submerged in acid and encased in cement. The killing was believed connected to his research on illegal trafficking in laborers. Others say his slaying stemmed from a personal dispute.