The remains of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda will be subjected to a DNA test to determine if his death was caused by natural causes or he was a victim of Augusto Pinochet`s dictatorship.
A judge ordered the remains of poet Pablo Neruda to be tested in Spain to determine whether he died of poisoning.
It is claimed by prosecutors that Pablo Neruda may have been murdered on the orders of Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet.
Investigators from the United States will analyse bone remains of Chilean Nobel literature laureate Pablo Neruda to resolve a four-decade mystery about his death.
Neruda died Sep 23, 1973, 12 days after Gen. Augusto Pinochet toppled Chile`s Socialist government in a bloody coup.
Doubt was cast when Neruda`s driver said that an injection the poet received a few hours before he died had killed him.
Nobel Prize-winning writer Pablo Neruda died 12 days after the 1973 coup.
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