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Six suspects indicted in Casablanca blasts

Moroccan authorities announced the indictment of six more suspects yesterday in this month’s suicide bombings in Casablanca, a case that has taken an unexpected twist with the death in custody of a chief suspect. Authorities provided new details about the dead man, who allegedly organized the synchronized attacks that killed 43 people May 16. The 30-year-old suspect, owner of a small shoe store in Fez, had been ill with chronic heart problems and a severely enlarged liver caused by medication, officials said. An autopsy established that he died of natural causes Wednesday after being arrested two days earlier in Fez, according to Moroccan and Spanish officials. His condition worsened during an interrogation, and he died en route to the hospital, authorities said. Full Story

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