December 12, 1995, in Dushanbe, TajikistanAlempour, head of the BBC's Persian Service bureau in Tajikistan, was found dead near the University of Tajikistan in Dushanbe with a bullet wound to his head. Nothing had been stolen from him, even though he was wearing a gold ring and carrying his documents.
Beats Covered: Business, Culture, Politics
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Murder
Suspected Source of Fire: Unknown Fire
Taken Captive: No