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AP SOURCES: 1 American dead in Algerian standoff; victim from Texas

Published On: Jan 18 2013 03:21:23 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 18 2013 03:21:55 PM CST
Algeria

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WASHINGTON (AP) -

U.S. officials say one American has died in the hostage standoff at an Algerian gas complex.
    
The officials say the deceased American is a Texas resident, Frederick Buttaccio. It is unclear how he died.
    
According to officials, Buttaccio's remains have been recovered and his family has been notified.
    
The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak publicly on the matter.