#LockerbieBomber finally bought the farm,

maybe, Son says Libyan who was convicted in 1988 Lockerbie bombing but later released has died

Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, a Libyan intelligence officer who was the only person ever convicted in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, died Sunday nearly three years after he was released from a Scottish prison to the outrage of the relatives of the attack’s 270 victims. He was 60.

Scotland released al-Megrahi on Aug. 20, 2009, on compassionate grounds to let him return home to die after he was diagnosed with terminal cancer. At the time, doctors predicted he had only three months to live.

I’m not the only one sounding skeptical; the WSJ news alert email read, WSJ NEWS ALERT: Lockerbie Bomber Megrahi Dies, According to Associated Press

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2 Responses to “#LockerbieBomber finally bought the farm,”

  1. jlh Says:

    Gee, isn’t “according to the AP” the gold standard? Next thing, you’ll be cautioning against believing what comes out of Holder’s or Sebelius’s offices.

  2. Fausta Says:

    Yeah, & that was the WSJ headline!