Exhumation of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda begins
ISLA NEGRA, Chile - Agence France-Presse
Handout photo released by the Chilean Judiciary Communications Office of members of the Medical Legal Service digging the tomb of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda in Isla Negra, some 120 km (75 miles) west of Santiago, on April 7, 2013. AFP PhotoThe exhumation of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda began today to determine whether he died of cancer or was poisoned by the Pinochet dictatorship he strongly opposed.
The process started with the breaking of the crypt housing the remains of the Nobel prize winner under the supervision of Judge Mario Carroza, lawyers and a dozen forensic experts, AFP witnessed.