New York Times: The Mysterious Death of Alberto Nisman

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.

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