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Police upgrade missing American case to premeditated murder

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May 27, 2013, 11:29 a.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Mark Rachkevych

Dr. Jay Sloop, 77, mysteriously went missing in Kyiv on May 14 while going for a customary morning walk in the capital's Podil district.
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Kyiv police say that on May 20 they upgraded the case of missing American Dr. Jay Sloop to deliberate murder in order to expend additional resources in his search, which has entered its 13th day.

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