Death of Robert Stevens

Robert K. "Bob" Stevens (June 20, 1938 October 5, 2001) was a British-born American photojournalist for the Sun, a subsidiary of American Media, located in Boca Raton, Florida, United States. He was the first journalist killed in the 2001 anthrax attacks when letters containing anthrax were mailed to multiple media outlets in the United States. The anthrax attacks also killed four others in the United States and sickened seventeen others.[1]

Robert K. Stevens
BornJune 20, 1938
DiedOctober 5, 2001(2001-10-05) (aged 63)
Cause of deathPulmonary anthrax
CitizenshipUnited States
OccupationPhotojournalist and photo editor
OrganizationAmerican Media
Known forFirst killed in the 2001 anthrax attacks
Spouse(s)Maureen Stevens