April 7, 1994, in Kigali, RwandaNshimiryo, a director with the state-run TV Rwanda, was killed at his home in Nyamirambo, Kigali, on the first day of the massacres. Soldiers came to his home while he was entertaining guests, some of whom were Tutsi. The soldiers attacked the guests, and Nshimiryo came to their defense by showing the soldiers his press card. He was killed immediately.
Beats Covered: Politics
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Murder
Suspected Source of Fire: Military Officials
Taken Captive: No