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IN MEMORY OF
Passed away: 2006/09/03
|Cause of death:||Electrocution|
|Passed away while serving in: Mali|
|Justin Brady, Matthew Costa, Kathryn Crotty, John Marshall, Zack Merrill|
|Passed away in: 2006/09/03|
|Justin Brady, Matthew Costa|
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|Source: FOIA request #10076 (June 2010)|
Matthew died in a boating accident when the mast of the homemade catamaran he was sailing struck a low lying power line strung across the Niger river.
Before serving in Mali he served two years in Chad before the program was closed.