Document seeking arrest of Argentine president found at dead prosecutor’s home

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Investigators found a 26-page document requesting the arrest of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez at the home of the deceased prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who was found dead in his apartment on January 18.

The document was found in the garbage of Nisman’s home in Le Parc Tower, a high-rise building in an upscale neighbourhood of the Argentine capital. The deceased prosecutor also sought the arrest of the foreign minister.

The body of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman was discovered one day day before he was about to testify in front of Congress.

Nisman’s security detail contacted his mother when they could not reach him. The mother hired a locksmith to open the door after finding the apartment was locked from the inside.

Once inside, she found Nisman’s body on the bathroom floor. Next to the body were a 22-calibre handgun and a single bullet casing.

Nisman believed that Iran instigated the bombing attack on the Jewish Community Centre and President Cristina Fernandez had obstructed the investigation so Argentina could export grain in exchange for Iranian oil, as the South American country has a seven billion energy deficit each year.

President Fernandez had dismissed Nisman’s accusations as ridiculous and said Nisman’s death was a plot to tarnish her and the administration.

RUNDOWN SHOWS:
1. Alberto Nisman’s security detail calling Alberto Nisman’s mother
2. Alberto Nisman’s mother at the entrance of the apartment
3. Locksmith opening the door
4. Alberto Nisman’s mother discovering the body
5. Resources exchange between Argentina and Iran

VOICEOVER (in English):

“Investigators found a 26-page document requesting the arrest of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez at the home of the deceased prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who was found dead in his apartment on January 18. His security detail contacted Nisman’s mother when they could not reach him.”

“His body was found dead in his apartment on the 13th floor of Le Parc Tower, a high-rise building in an upscale neighbourhood of the Argentine capital.”

“The mother hired a locksmith to open the door after finding the apartment was locked from the inside.”

“Once inside, she found Nisman’s body on the bathroom floor. Next to the body were a 22-calibre handgun and a single bullet casing.”

“Nisman believed that Iran instigated the bombing attack on the Jewish Community Centre and President Cristina Fernandez had obstructed the investigation so Argentina could export grain in exchange for Iranian oil.”

SOURCES: New York Times, Reuters, AFP, CNN
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/04/world/americas/argentina-prosecutor-alberto-nisman-arrest-warrant-cristina-de-kirchner.html?_r=1
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/19/us-argentina-iran-idUSKBN0KS0GS20150119
http://news.yahoo.com/argentine-prosecutor-accused-kirchner-found-dead-media-081022005.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/01/19/americas/argentina-alberto-nisman-dead/index.html?sr=tw011915prosecutorfounddead6pVODtopPhoto