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Autopsy indicates Angola ex-leader died of natural causes, Spanish court orders more testing

Autopsy indicates Angola ex-leader died of natural causes, Spanish court orders more testing

PRELIMINARY autopsy results show the death of Angola's former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos was due to natural causes, a Spanish court said on Monday while ordering further examination. Dos Santos died two weeks ago in Barcelona at the age of 79. The court also decided to delay the handover of his body to his family, a court spokeswoman said on Monday. "Despite the fact that the provisional autopsy report indicates that Mr. dos Santos' death was natural, the court has decided to order complementary testing to that usually done in an autopsy, given that a complaint about possible threats…
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Spanish court allows autopsy of former Angolan leader dos Santos

Spanish court allows autopsy of former Angolan leader dos Santos

A Spanish court has ruled that an autopsy be performed on the body of Angola's former president José Eduardo dos Santos who died in a clinic in Barcelona on Friday at the age of 79, a court spokeswoman said on Monday. She said the court had granted the request of a family member for the autopsy, which was yet to take place, but provided no further details. The Carmen Varela family law firm representing dos Santos' daughter Tchizé dos Santos, said earlier she had asked for her father's body to be kept in Spain for a full autopsy due to…
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Eto’o admits to 3.8 million euro tax fraud, avoids jail

Eto’o admits to 3.8 million euro tax fraud, avoids jail

FORMER Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o was handed a 22-month suspended prison sentence by a Spanish court after admitting tax fraud of 3.8 million euros ($4.00 million) while he was playing for Barcelona. Eto'o agreed to pay a fine of 1.8 million euros and the 3.8 million in tax owed from image rights between 2006 and 2009. "I admit the facts and I am going to pay what I'm due, but let it be known that I was a just a child then and that I always did what my former agent Jose Maria Mesalles, who I considered like a father,…
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