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July 9, 2008 5:03 PM

Expert blames poison in 1982 death of Chile's President Frei

The finding by a forensic expert commissioned by Chile's Supreme Court adds to the legacy of assassination that took place during the regime of Gen. Augusto Pinochet. Former President Eduardo Frei Montalva died in 1982 after undergoing a simple hernia operation in a military hospital. Pinochet officials said he died of an infection.

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