Praljak died from potassium cyanide

2017-12-01 22:46
This videograb taken from live footage of the International Criminal Court, shows Croatian former general Slobodan Praljak swallowing what is believed to be poison, during his judgement at the UN war crimes. (International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia , AFP)

This videograb taken from live footage of the International Criminal Court, shows Croatian former general Slobodan Praljak swallowing what is believed to be poison, during his judgement at the UN war crimes. (International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia , AFP)

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The Hague - Bosnian Croat war criminal Slobodan Praljak likely died from heart failure after swallowing potassium cyanide, Dutch prosecutors said late Friday two days after he committed suicide in front of UN judges.

"The preliminary results of the toxicological test showed that Mister Praljak had a concentration of potassium cyanide in his blood," the Dutch prosecution said in a statement. "This has resulted in a failure of the heart, which is pointed out as the suspected cause of death."

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