Keith Ryan, 37, an attache for US Customs in Pakistan, has died from a gunshot wound.   The bullet appeared to be self-inflicted. 

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Ryan is the son of Bob Ryan, a columnist for the Boston Globe.  The elder Ryan, a 1994 inductee into the Basketball Writers’ Association, was the USBWA president in 2001-02.

http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/obituaries/articles/2008/01/29/keith_ryan_at_37_attach_for_us_customs_in_pakistan/