UK tech guru James Martin found dead in Bermuda
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Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 01:02
  
Hamilton (Bermuda): Authorities in Bermuda say British philanthropist and technology guru James Martin has been found dead in waters near his home on a private island.

Police said on Thursday that an autopsy is pending for the 79-year-old man, but they believe no foul play is involved.

Martin was the University of Oxford's largest single private donor and has a school named after him where researchers study the challenges facing humanity in the 21st century.

He also was a Pulitzer Prize nominee for a technology book published in 1977.

Police say a kayaker found Martin's body floating in the water on Monday near Agar's Island.

PTI


First Published: Friday, June 28, 2013, 01:02


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