- The Washington Times - Thursday, February 20, 2003

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 20 (UPI) — A British man, an employee of a British aviation and aerospace company, was shot and killed Thursday and a Saudi citizen was arrested in connection with the attack, the Interior Ministry said.

BAE Systems employee Robert Denith, 37, was in his car and waiting at a stop light in Riyadh when he was shot and killed. Authorities said the Denith was killed instantly.

An Interior Ministry official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, identified the gunman as 30-year-old Su'ud bin Ali bin Nasser.

Nasser, a naturalized Saudi who works as a sales representative for Toyota, was arrested after a brief chase with police. The source said authorities were questioning Nasser.


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