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Rape, Murder Accusations Taint Peace Corps' 50th Anniversary

01/18/2011 03:08 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

On the night of March 11, 2009, a 24-year-old Peace Corps volunteer named Kate Puzey was tied up and knifed on the front porch of her house in West Africa. Her throat was cut. She was killed the way you would slaughter a goat, Puzey's cousin told ABC's "20/20" in a Jan. 15 broadcast.

Kate Puzey was the 23rd volunteer to be murdered in Peace Corps history.

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