Transcript details Jamal Khashoggi's last words: CNN source

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A source claiming to have read the transcript of a recording of Jamal Khashoggi's death has told CNN what the journalist's final words allegedly were.

CNN reports that on October 2, Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul intending to pick up documents he needed to marry his Turkish fiancee.

Instead, he was met inside by Saudi intelligence officer Maher Mutreb, who tells him, "You are coming back", according to a CNN source who read the transcript of the audio tape of the journalist's final moments. Members of the hit squad are then believed to have set upon Khashoggi.

The gruesome recording is said to continue with Khashoggi still alive. The transcript notes the sound of screaming, gasping, and a saw presumably dismembering the journalist's body.

RUNDOWN SHOWS:
1. Khashoggi entering Saudi consulate in Istanbul
2. Khashoggi met inside consulate by Maher Mutreb, attacked by Saudi operatives
3. Khashoggi's final words
4. Khashoggi being dismembered with a saw
5. Mutreb calling Al-Qahtani
6. Saudi crown prince exchanging messages with Al-Qahtani
7. Saudi forensic expert advising operatives to put earphones during dismemberment
8. Saudi operatives leaving consulate
9. Khashoggi body double

VOICEOVER (in English):

"On October 2, Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul intending to pick up documents he needed to marry his Turkish fiancee."

"Instead, he was met inside by intelligence officer Maher Mutreb, who says, 'You are coming back', according to a CNN source who read the transcript of an audio tape of the journalist's final moments.'

"Members of the hit squad are then believed to have set upon Khashoggi."

"The head of investigations at the Turkish Sabah told Al Jazeera that Khashoggi was suffocated by a plastic bag over his head. His last words are believed to "I can't breathe.""

"The transcript continues with Khashoggi still alive, and notes the sound of screaming, gasping, and a saw presumably dismembering the journalist's body."

"While the moment Khashoggi dies isn't specified, Mutreb reportedly made three phone calls during the scene. He is believed to be talking to Saud Al-Qahtani when he says "Tell yours, the thing is done."

"Yours refers to a superior or boss, in this case Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, who was found to have exchanged 11 messages with Qahtani around the time Khashoggi was killed."

"A voice identified in the transcript as Saudi forensics expert Salah Muhammad al-Tubaiqy is also noted as advising members of the group to put on earphones or listen to music during the dismemberment."

"Turkish surveillance video captured Mutreb, Tubaiqy, and 13 other Saudi operatives departing the consulate around 4 p.m., according to earlier CNN reports."

"A body double wearing a fake beard and the deceased Khashoggi's clothes was also seen leaving by the back door, reportedly as part of a cover-up."

SOURCES:
CNN, Al Jazeera
https://edition.cnn.com/2018/12/09/middleeast/jamal-khashoggi-last-words-intl/index.html
https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/11/middleeast/khashoggi-saudi-hit-squad-forensics-expert-intl/index.html
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/11/suffocating-khashoggi-words-turkish-reporter-181111085534099.html