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Death of HHS official Daniel Best is ruled a suicide

By Cleveland Plain Dealer  
   November 16, 2018

The Nov. 1 death of Daniel Best, a pharmaceutical executive who led U.S. Department of Health and Human Services efforts to lower prescription drug prices, has been ruled a suicide, officials in Washington, D.C., said Thursday. Police say Best was found "unresponsive" near the garage door exit of an apartment building in Washington, D.C.'s Navy Yard neighborhood at 5:25 a.m. on Nov. 1, and was pronounced dead by medical personnel who responded to the scene.

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