Chilean writer and diplomat Pablo Neruda died from prostate cancer, not poison, officials say. He was serving as Chile's ambassador to France in 1971 when he was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature.
November 8, 2013 It was prostate cancer, not an assassin's poison, that killed the famous Chilean poet, officials announced Friday. The Nobel laureate's body was exhumed this spring to investigate claims that he was murdered at age 69 in 1973.
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June 3, 2011 While the Nobel laureate's family says he died of prostate cancer, his driver has recently claimed Neruda was poisoned — possibly under orders from Gen. Augusto Pinochet.
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