Journalists Killed  |  Russia

Roddy Scott


September 26, 2002, in Galashki Region, Ingushetia, Russia

Roddy Scott, 31, a British freelance cameraman working for Britain's Frontline television news agency, was killed in the Russian republic of Ingushetia. Russian soldiers found his body in Ingushetia's Galashki Region, near the border with Chechnya, following clashes between Russian forces and a group of Chechen fighters.

Scott had accompanied the Chechens as they crossed from Georgia into Russia, United Press International reported.

Medium: Television

Job: Broadcast Reporter, Camera Operator

Beats Covered: War

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Foreign

Freelance: Yes

Type of Death: Crossfire/Combat-Related

Suspected Source of Fire: Military Officials

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