An investigation into Montalva's death was initiated in January, when his body was exhumed and traces of mustard gas were found. Montalva's son, Chilean Senate President Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle [official website, in Spanish] has asked investigating magistrate Alejandro Madrid to rule his father's death a homicide. According to a lawyer for the Montalva family, there is presently enough evidence to determine that Montalva did not die of natural causes. Bloomberg has more.
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