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Cash and property deeds were missing from an open safe in the Nairobi home of a prominent American conservationist who was found dead last week from a stab wound to the throat.

The body of Esmond Bradley Martin, the heir to a Pittsburgh steel fortune who became one of the world’s leading authorities on the poaching of elephant tusks and rhino horn, was discovered by his wife Chryssee at their mansion in a Nairobi suburb. 

Mr Martin, 76, had been working on a report about trafficking in Burma and had previously posed as a buyer to expose illegal markets for animal parts in Angola and Sudan.

To Read More on The Times:

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/world/safe-of-murdered-ivory-sleuth-esmond-bradley-martin-was-cracked-0696h2fvk

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