For Immediate Release
March 29, 2008
FBI National Press Office
FBI Identifies Fifth Body Recovered in Iraq
Friday, March 28, the FBI identified the fifth body recovered
by U.S. authorities in Iraq as Bert Nussbaumer of Austria.
was employed by Crescent Security Group (CSG) at the
time of his kidnapping on November 16, 2006.
The FBI has previously identified the remains of four
Americans: Ronald J. Withrow of JPI Worldwide, and John
Roy Young, Paul Christopher Johnson-Reuben, and Joshua
Mark Munns of CSG.
FBI’s Office of Victim Assistance has been
in contact with the victims’ families since the men
were kidnapped. The families were immediately notified
once positive identification was made.
remains of the five victims are now in the United States
and will be returned to their families. Mr. Nussbaumer’s
remains will be returned to his family in Austria.
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