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‘Amazing Race’ producer Jeff Rice found dead in Africa of suspected poisoning

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 An American-born television producer with credits on “The Amazing Race” and other reality adventure programs was found dead in a hotel room in Uganda, the victim of a suspected poisoning attack.

Jeff Rice, 39, and a female assistant for his South Africa-based production company were reportedly poisoned after they refused a shakedown attempt by local gang members in the capital city of Kampala, FoxNews.com reported.

“They were not attacked but [evidence] points towards being poisoned,” Rice’s widow, Sally Blackman, told the website.

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