Alberto Nisman could not have killed himself, ballistics tests show. The prosecutor investigating Argentina’s worst-ever terrorist attack was shot dead by someone else
In the latest twist to the case, a series of tests carried out in a laboratory in the northern Argentine city of Salta have shown that the gun that killed Nisman would have left traces of gunpowder on the hand that pulled the trigger. Tests done on Nisman’s hands in the days following his death found no such residue.
Viviana Fein, who is leading the investigation into Nisman’s death, said the latest tests cannot be fully accurate because they cannot recreate the crime scene. “We can’t take one piece of proof in an isolated way,” she said.
Knowing on which side her bread is buttered (emphasis added),
The prosecutor said her findings will not be published until after the October general elections, when Mrs Kirchner will have to step down after serving two terms.
Meanwhile, the Money laundering investigation is moving forward at a faster clip.