Argentine special prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead in his apartment in Buenos Aires on Sunday night, the day before he was due to present to a parlimentary committee about allegations that President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner concealed Iranian involvement in the 1994 AMIA Jewish Center bombing. Nisman was found in his bathroom with a small caliber bullet wound in the head just before midnight. Early analysis suggested it was a suicide, Argentine paper Clarín reports. Nisman claimed last week that de Kirchner and Foreign Minister Hector Timerman covered up a deal to absolve Iranian officials accused of plotting the 1994 bombing that killed 84 people in exchange for oil. Authorities have not made a statement regarding the cause of death and the security ministry could not be immediately reached for comment, the Buenos Aires Herald reports.
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