Crocodile kills 24-year-old Financial journalist in Sri Lanka

15 Sep , 2017 , 11:29 PM
24-year-old Financial Times journalist killed by crocodile in Srilanka. (Source:Twitter)
24-year-old Financial Times journalist killed by crocodile in Srilanka. (Source:Twitter)

Paul McClean, a 24-year-old journalist was dragged into a river and killed by a crocodile while spending time in Sri Lanka.

Paul McClean worked in London for the Financial Times, had been on vacation in the Sri Lanka when the crocodile killed him. His body was found on Friday.

According to the eyewitness, local people had heard him screaming for help as he was pulled into the river.

McClean was graduated with a first-class degree in French and joined Financial Times as a graduate trainee two years ago and worked most recently for the fastFT news service.

McClean is a talented, energetic and dedicated young journalist, who had a great career ahead of him, said FT's managing editor James Lamont. "Our thoughts are with his family, friends and loved ones", he added.

First Published: Friday, September 15, 2017 11:15 PM

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