Argentine Governor Dies Of Shot To Head


Salon Staff
January 1, 2012 6:36PM (UTC)

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The spokesman for a southern Argentine state says its governor has died of a shot to the head.

Julian Goinhex says Rio Negro Gov. Carlos Soria was celebrating the new year near the city of General Roca when he was killed.

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Goinhex gave no further details about what happened.

The 61-year-old Soria is a member of the nation's governing party.


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