Accident Claims Life of Goss Exec

MIAMI—Phil Burke, 49, Goss International’s vice president of sales for Latin America, was found dead in Biscayne Bay here April 7. His body and that of his eight-year-old daughter, Tara Ann, were pulled from the water a day after they had gone on a father/daughter boating trip. The Burkes had set out from Black Port Marina in a 17-foot boat with a giant inner tube attached to it, according to the Miami Herald. Burke’s wife, Gelina, called the authorities when her husband did not call home before nightfall. The boat was found in mangroves the following morning, and the bodies were discovered later in the day, the paper said.

Miami-Dade Police were still investigating the incident, the Herald reported.

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