Globe-trotting AP photographer John Gaps III dies, age 63


              FILE - A group of Marine Humvees, deployed in forward positions as part of Operation Desert Shield, tear across the Saudi desert under a setting sun on Oct. 2, 1990 in Saudi Arabia. Former award-winning Associated Press photographer John Gaps III, who documented everything from war zones to the NCAA College World Series during his career, was found dead at his home Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa, his family confirmed Tuesday. He was 63. (AP Photo/John Gaps III, File)
            
              FILE - American figure skater Tonya Harding cries as she shows the judges a lace problem with her skate during her free skate program at the Winter Olympics on Feb. 25, 1994, in Hamar, Norway.  Former award-winning Associated Press photographer John Gaps III, who documented everything from war zones to the NCAA College World Series during his career, was found dead at his home Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa, his family confirmed Tuesday. He was 63. (AP Photo/John Gaps III)
            
              FILE - A Los Angeles police officer takes aim at a looter in a market at Alvarado and Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles, April 30, 1992, during the second night of rioting in the city. Former award-winning Associated Press photographer John Gaps III, who documented everything from war zones to the NCAA College World Series during his career, was found dead at his home Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa, his family confirmed Tuesday. He was 63.  (AP Photo/John Gaps III, File)
            
              FILE - A man walking through Kosevo cemetery makes his way through deep snow, Wednesday morning, Dec. 13, 1995 in Sarajevo. Former award-winning Associated Press photographer John Gaps III, who documented everything from war zones to the NCAA College World Series during his career, was found dead at his home Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa, his family confirmed Tuesday. He was 63.  (AP Photo/John Gaps III, File)
            
              FILE - Albanians and ethnic Albanian refugees run from a U.S. Navy helicopter after taking humanitarian aid, during a what amounted to a frenzy, near the town of Kukes, Albania, on April 13, 1999. People mobbed the U.S. helicopters causing pandemonium on the tiny airstrip near the Kosovo-Albania border.  Former award-winning Associated Press photographer John Gaps III, who documented everything from war zones to the NCAA College World Series during his career, was found dead at his home Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa, his family confirmed Tuesday. He was 63.(AP Photo/John Gaps III)
            
              FILE - Although it causes him pain, Hassan Riyole, 10, is persuaded by his father Osman to walk to the hospital at the Lefoole Refugee Camp in Somalia for his weekly scabies injection in December 1992.  Former award-winning Associated Press photographer John Gaps III, who documented everything from war zones to the NCAA College World Series during his career, was found dead at his home Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa, his family confirmed Tuesday. He was 63. (AP Photo/John Gaps III)
            
              FILE - Prince William, second from left, watches the hearse pull away from Westminster Abbey carrying the body of his mother Princess Diana as his father Charles, the Prince of Wales, looks on after a funeral service on Sept. 6, 1997, in London. Next to the Prince of Wales is brother Prince Harry and uncle Viscount Charles Spencer, Diana's brother. Former award-winning Associated Press photographer John Gaps III, who documented everything from war zones to the NCAA College World Series during his career, was found dead at his home Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa, his family confirmed Tuesday. He was 63. (AP Photo/John Gaps III, Pool)
            
              FILE - St. Louis Cardinals' Mark McGwire reacts as he hits his 61st home run of the season to tie Roger Maris' major league record as Chicago Cubs pitcher Mike Morgan, left, looks to the outfield during a baseball game on Sept. 7, 1998, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.  Former award-winning Associated Press photographer John Gaps III, who documented everything from war zones to the NCAA College World Series during his career, was found dead at his home Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa, his family confirmed Tuesday. He was 63. (AP Photo/John Gaps III)
            
              FILE - Associated Press photographer John Gaps III grimaces in pain as he is helped by Palestinian men moments after he was shot in the knee with a plastic bullet while photographing clashes between Palestinian and Israeli soldiers in the occupied Gaza Strip on March 7, 1994.  The former award-winning Associated Press photographer, who documented everything from war zones to the NCAA College World Series during his career, was found dead at his home Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa, his family confirmed Tuesday. He was 63.  (AP Photo/Adel Hana, File)
            
              FILE - A man hammers away at the Berlin Wall on Nov. 12, 1989 as the border barrier between East and West Germany was torn down after 28 years, symbolically ending the Cold War.  Former award-winning Associated Press photographer John Gaps III, who documented everything from war zones to the NCAA College World Series during his career, was found dead at his home Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa, his family confirmed Tuesday. He was 63. (AP Photo/John Gaps III)
            
              FILE - In this March 7, 1991 file photo, a U.S. Marine patrol walks across the charred oil landscape near a burning well during perimeter security patrol near Kuwait City. Former award-winning Associated Press photographer John Gaps III, who documented everything from war zones to the NCAA College World Series during his career, was found dead at his home Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa, his family confirmed Tuesday. He was 63. (AP Photo/John Gaps III, File)
            
              This undated file photo shows Associated Press photographer John Gaps III.  The former award-winning Associated Press photographer, who documented everything from war zones to the NCAA College World Series during his career, was found dead at his home Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa, his family confirmed Tuesday. He was 63. (AP Photo/File)
            
              FILE - Bosnian Muslim women weep during a downtown Sarajevo rally calling for unity with their former neighbors in the Serb held neighborhood of Grbavica, on Dec. 11, 1995. Former award-winning Associated Press photographer John Gaps III, who documented everything from war zones to the NCAA College World Series during his career, was found dead at his home Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa, his family confirmed Tuesday. He was 63. (AP Photo/John Gaps III, File)
Globe-trotting AP photographer John Gaps III dies, age 63