(Reuters) – Forensic tests on the body of an Argentine state prosecutor who died days after accusing President Cristina Fernandez of plotting to cover up Iran’s alleged role in a 1994 bombing indicate that he was murdered, his ex-wife said on Thursday.
The mysterious circumstances surrounding Alberto Nisman’s death in January unleashed a storm of conspiracy theories. His former wife, Sandra Arroyo Salgado, hired a private team to analyze the autopsy results and run additional tests.
Argentine authorities have not released full results of Nisman’s autopsy, more than six weeks after he was found sprawled in a pool of blood in his flat. The few details made public so far have suggested suicide, although the lead investigator into Nisman’s death said she could not categorically say if he shot himself in the head or was killed.
“Nisman didn’t have an accident. He didn’t commit suicide. They murdered him,” Arroyo Salgado told a news conference. Nisman, 52, was the father of their two children…