He had been serving in Cyprus since June 2006, on his second posting to the country.
At the time of his death, Mooney was 45 years old, and he had a wife and two children.
After reportedly being last seen leaving the embassy midday on June 28, 2007, Mooney was reported as a missing person to Cypriot authorities after a day in which the embassy conducted its own search. Deutsche Presse-Agentur reported that "one colleague said he had been going to a fitness center at a Nicosia hotel," while another said Mooney planned to pick up somebody at the Larnaca International Airport."Missing US embassy in Cyprus staffer found dead." Deutsche... Read More