US Bans Imports From Chinese Fishing Company Citing Seafarer Welfare
By David Lawder (Reuters) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Friday imposed a new import ban on seafood from a Chinese fishing fleet that the agency says is using...
On 18 February 2014, two American security contractors working for Virginia-based Trident Group were found dead in their cabin on board the containership Maersk Alabama while docked in Port Victoria, Seychelles.
The Seychelles Police report today they have received the toxicologist report into the deaths of these men and note that no trace of any poison was found, effectively ruling out foul play.
The report notes that the heroin found in the cabin where the men were found had a purity level of 44 percent and that the blood sample analysis showed the men had also been consuming alcohol.
“After analyzing the reports from Mauritius, local pathologist has concluded that both Reynolds and Kennedys’ heart failure had been as a result of a combination of heroin and alcohol consumption,” the report added.
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