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Jamaican Authorities Investigate Pakistan Cricket Team Coach's Death


Jamaican police have brought in a second pathologist as the investigation continues into Sunday's death of former Pakistan cricket team coach Bob Woolmer during the World Cup.

Jamaican authorities said the unidentified pathologist would be brought in to determine how the coach died.

Jamaican newspapers citing unnamed sources said Woolmer was strangled. Police dismissed the reports as "pure speculation." Woolmer's widow said in a British television interview that there "remains the possibility" that her husband was murdered.

Bob Woolmer was found unconscious in his hotel room last Sunday after Pakistan suffered an upset loss to Ireland the previous day. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital shortly afterward. Police have called his death "suspicious" but have not announced how he died.

The loss to Ireland made sure Pakistan could not advance at the World Cup, but the Pakistanis did win their final group match over Zimbabwe by 93 runs on Wednesday.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.

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