08/23/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

William Allen Kruse: Boat Captain, Despondent Over Spill, Commits Suicide

William Allen Kruse, 55, a charter boat captain recently hired by BP as a vessel of opportunity out of Gulf Shores, Ala., died Wednesday morning before 7:30 a.m. of a gunshot to the head, likely self-inflicted, authorities said.

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