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Spaniard to be exhumed in London over organ-trafficking suspicions
27 July 2018 @ 12:46

A BRITISH court has agreed to the body of a Spaniard to be exhumed to see whether he was a victim of organ-trafficking before he died.

Miguel Ángel Martínez was 45 when he set off from his native Basque Country on April 28, 2005 with €11,000 in his pocket and the intention of travelling around Europe for a while.

His family heard nothing more from him until, exactly six months later, they received a call from Bilbao National Police to say his body had been found floating in a fjord in the Stockholm suburb of Lidingö in 'an advanced state of decomposition'.

Swedish police had attributed his death to suicide and, a year and a half later, sent the family a copy of the post-mortem which confirmed he had drowned



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