By Karen Zraick, originally published 7 February 2015 [Updated]
A prosecutor in Argentina accuses the president of attempting to cover up a secret deal to shield terrorists. Days later, the prosecutor is found dead and the president alleges a conspiracy. Here’s an overview of key developments in the case.
Prosecutor Is Found Dead
Alberto Nisman is found dead of a gunshot wound to the head in his 13th-floor luxury apartment in Buenos Aires on Jan. 18. His door had been locked from the inside. A .22-caliber pistol is found near his body. There is no suicide note.