Lockerbie bomber dies in Libya: brother
TRIPOLI - Reuters
A file picture taken on February 18,1992 shows Libyan Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi (C) being escorted by security officers in Tripoli in Libya. The head of the FBI and Scotland's top prosecutor have visited Libya to assess the ongoing investigation into the 1988 Lockerbie airliner bombing, Scottish officials said on May 2, 2012. AFP photoThe former Libyan intelligence officer convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing that killed 270 people has died, his brother said on Sunday. He was 59.
Abdel Basset al-Megrahi died at home after a long battle with cancer. His health had deteriorated quickly, his brother Abdulhakim told Reuters on Sunday.