Suspect in On-Air Murder of Journalists Shoot Himself

According to Franklin County Sheriff Bill Overton told reporters, the suspect who put to death two WDBJ journalists lost his life on Wednesday at about 1:30 p.m. in the hospital due to self-inflicted gunshot wound.

As per the Virginia State Police said, two reporters of a local TV station`s news team were put to death on Wednesday when a gunman shot them during a live TV broadcast which was held near Roanoke, Va, setting off an intense manhunt that came to end when the suspect fatally shoot himself.

According to the general manager of WDBJ – TV, Jefferey Marks, the suspect was identified as Vester Flenagan, 41 year old and was a former employee who showed anger issues before being fired in 2013.

While working for WDBJ, Flanagan used the name Bryce Williams and he posted a video on his Facebook page which shows the shooting from the perspective of the shooter. In the video the gun and the victim, Alison Parker can be seen being put to death.

The shooing came in to action at about 6:45 a.m., at Bridgewater Plaza, a shopping center on Smith Mountain Lake, which is situated about 35 miles from Roanoke.

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David Nataf started his career as co-founder of Net Development, a leading French web integrators, employing 80 people. After the merger of Net Development with Reef publisher, David joined the law firm, Jean-Pierre Millet, with the defense of computer attackers and victimes specialty ("hackers") in cases between different organizations such as NSA or other members of the international interception 'Echelon' network from the UKUSA treaty or the US Air Force. He is the author of several books on information warfare, consultant for the European Parliament as an expert in computer security (SSI) and electromagnetic signals intelligence (SIGINT). David Nataf successively launched several start-ups of the Internet in the field of paperless technologies termination of contracts online ("resilier.com"); online subscription to early stage fundraising foreshadowing the model will retain more later the platform "gust.com", or free roaming mobile operators (MVNO). Given his specialty at the cross road of anti computer crime legal advising, Internet technology, media and anti-propaganda operations, David has naturally become an actor's influence on the Web, working for a think-tank representing french defense and Aerospace. He is architecting crypto farms and masternodes for cryptocurrencies in Asia and Israel technological parks. He graduated in Law from the Faculty of Paris, is a passionate graduated gemologist by Gemological Institute of America "GG", Gemmological Association of Great Britain "Cert-Ga", practical daily triathlon.

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