Missionary Born in Colorado Springs

By: 11 News
By: 11 News

One of the American missionaries killed in Iraq was a former resident of Lamar, and was born in Colorado Springs.

Officials say 28-year-old David E. McDonnall had most recently been living in Rowlett, Texas.

He was one of four missionaries killed in a drive-by shooting in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.

Officials say McDonnall died as he was being flown to a military hospital in Baghdad.

His wife -- 26-year-old Carrie Taylor McDonnall -- was injured and was reported in critical condition.

David McDonnall was a graduate of Lamar High School and C-S-U extension agents say he was very involved in the Four-H program.

He and the other Southern Baptist missionaries were working on a
water project at the time.


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