Two Nelson County VA residents among missing after terror attacks in India
A top Indian official says eight foreigners are known to have died in the Mumbai attacks more than 140 dead.
The US Consulate contacted the family of 58-year-old Alan Scherr and his 13- year- old daughter Naomi. Both were found fatally shot in the restaurant of the Oberoi Hotel, one of the several hotels that came under attack in Mumbai.
The Sherr family runs a meditative center in Nelson County called Synchronity, and were on a spiritual retreat when they got caught in the attacks. Synchronity had a group of 25 people in Mumbai. Four of them were shot and injured.
FABER, Va. (AP) -- A foundation in Virginia is confirming the deaths of a man and his teenage daughter in the terrorist attacks in India. A spokeswoman with the Synchronicity Foundation said Friday Alan Scherr and his 13-year-old daughter, Naomi, were killed while they were in a cafe in Mumbai. Bobbie Garvey says the 58-year-old father and his daughter were identified by colleagues. The two lived at the Nelson County foundation, about 15 miles southwest of Charlottesville, which promotes a high-tech form of meditation. Garvey said Scherr is a Maryland native and a former college professor. Garvey said four other members of a 25-member delegation from Synchronicity were injured and are recovering.