"Leading Ivory Trade Investigator Found Dead In Kenya"

"NAIROBI - A prominent American investigator of the illegal ivory and rhino horn trade has been found dead in his Nairobi home with a stab wound in his neck, media reported.

Esmond Bradley-Martin, 75, had spent decades tracking the movement of animal products, mostly from Africa to markets in Asia.

“It’s a very big loss for conservation,” said Paula Kahumbu, chief executive of Wildlife Direct, an organization focused on protecting elephants in Kenya. "

Maggie Fick and Humphrey Malalo report for Reuters February 5, 2018.

Source: Reuters, 02/06/2018