Missing Canadian journalist found dead in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, May 1 (Reuters) – Cambodian police discovered a body on Thursday thought to be that of being missing Canadian journalist and author Dave Walker who disappeared in February, police and friend of Walker’s said.

Dave Walker, 58, disappeared on Feb 14 after leaving a guesthouse in Cambodia’s tourist town of Siem Reap – leaving behind all his belongings and carrying only a bottle of water with him, his Cambodian colleague, Sonny Chhoun, told Reuters.
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Walker was in Cambodia to write and start to produce a film and had been investigating remnants of the Khmer Rouge. More than 2 million people were killed in Cambodia from 1975 to 1979 during Khmer Rouge rule.

He was seeking money to finance the venture, a fact likely to be pertinent to the investigation of his death…

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