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Rwandan Ex-Spy Chief Strangled in Johannesburg Hotel Room

Rwanda’s former head of intelligence, Patrick Karegeya, 53, was found dead on a bed in a hotel room in Johannesburg’s affluent Sandton area yesterday, the South African Police Service said.

“Preliminary investigations revealed that his neck was swollen,” the police said in an e-mailed statement today. “A towel with blood and a rope were found in the hotel room safe.”