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Embassy man found dead

rhondathompson, rhondathompson@nationnews.com

Added 13 May 2012

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POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING the apparent suicide of a 51-year-old United States Embassy security official. The body of American George Gaines, a Caucasian male, was found at White Sands Beach, Dover, Christ Church, around 8:30 a.m. yesterday with a bullet wound to the head. The discovery was met by an immediate response from United States government officials, including Chargé d’Affaires for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Christopher Sandrolini, who was among those gathering at the scene. When a team from the SUNDAY SUN arrived, Gaines’ body, partially covered with a white sheet and clad in khaki pants, white socks and suede boots, lay a few feet away from the sea, in a bushy area of the beach. Read the full story in today's SUNDAY SUN.

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