| Hours after his was eliminated from Cricket's World Cup in Jamaica, Pakistan's coach Bob Woolmer was found murdered in his hotel room. Pathology reports stated that Woolmer, , was strangled to death. Despite criticism, the ICC allowed the tournament to continue as planned. Prior to the crime, Pakistan was shockingly defeated by , sparking violence in Karachi, where fans images of Woolmer and the team captain. As part of the investigation the Jamaican police collected DNA samples from all members of the Pakistani team. Video footage from the hotel where Woolmer was staying may be to solving this crime.