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BRIAN  SMITH

News Organization: CJOH-TV

Died: 1995

Location: CANADA

Died Aug. 2 from gunshot wounds inflicted a day earlier in the parking lot outside his television station in Ottawa. The popular sportscaster, a former National Hockey League player, was the victim of an emotionally disturbed man who bore a grudge against the media. Smith was 54.