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Venezuela: Journalist Prieto Celis found beheaded [UPDATE]

By Aleksander Boyd

London 16.05.06 | Last night Tirso Ximenez reported from Ciudad Bolivar that journalist of Correo del Caroni and former director of ALCASA, Gilberto Prieto Celis, was found beheaded in his apartment located in Residencias Guarapiche, in Puerto Ordaz, eastern Venezuela.

However Correo del Caroni reports today that Prieto Celis was still alive when neighbours broke into his flat to take him to hospital were he died. Lethal wounds were caused by the killer in Prieto Celis' trachea and jugular vein.

Allegedly the former ALCASA director was very active in denouncing corruption cases of Corporacion Venezolana de Guayana (CVG) and its subsidiaries.

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