- Gunmen abducted Sutherland, an American University professor, in 1985
- He was held captive more than six years in Lebanon
- He died Saturday in Fort Collins, Colorado, where he lived and taught
(CNN)Thomas Sutherland, who was held hostage in Lebanon for more than six years, died Saturday in Fort Collins, Colorado, according to Colorado State University, where he'd been a professor. He was 85.