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Barnes Foundation Lawyer Found Dead

Brett Miller, 47, died of an apparent suicide.

The attorney who defended the move from Merion to Philadelphia was found in his Old City home on Saturday, dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting.

Brett Miller, 47, joined Barnes in late 2009 and served as its general counsel when their proposed move to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway .

"The board of trustees and the staff of the Barnes Foundation are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of our colleague and friend Brett Miller," Derek Gillman, the director of the foundation, said in a statement. "Brett was a hugely valued member of our executive team, and for three years has worked tirelessly to ensure the success of the foundation. He will be greatly missed. We offer heart-felt condolences to his family."

The Barnes’ Philadelphia campus is scheduled to open in May.

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