Police probe mysterious suicide

  • 1998-08-06
  • Anastasia Styopina
RIGA - The alleged suicide of Andis Bumbieris, former legal advisor to the economics minister, has stirred up suspicion and doubt, some of which has even been directed at the minister himself.Bumbieris was found dead in front of his apartment building July 25. Police said they believed he committed suicide by leaping from his seventh floor balcony window.But second-guessing in the media, the interior ministry and even among Bumbieris' relatives has cast doubt upon the police's initial report.In an open letter published in the daily Diena newspaper July 30, Bumbieris' relatives express thei...
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