Nisman Murdered? Suicide Story Crumbles After No Gunpowder Found On Argentine's Hands

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When news broke of the death, by gunshot wound to the head, of Alberto Nisman - the prosecutor who was due within hours to deliver testimony implicating the Argentine President in covering up the investigation into a bombing in 1994 - it seemed oddly quick for police to rule it suicide within hours (especially after his earlier concerns that "I could end up dead because of this.") Today's news from The Buenos Aires Herald that the "unexpected result" of forensic analysis of Nisman’s body confirmed that there were no traces of gunpowder on his hands suggests (despite experts still proclaiming it does not rule out suicide) has prompted many questions over just how he died. Even the US has offered help...


As The Buenos Aires Herald reports, No gunpowder traces found on Nisman’s hands, tests ordered on alleged weapon...

The forensic analysis on AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s body confirmed that there were no traces of gunpowder on his hands. However, experts explained that it does not contradict suicide hypothesis.


Prosecutor Viviana Fein, who leads the investigation of Nisman’s death, said this was not an “unexpected result” and that it “does not rule out the possibility that Nisman had fired the gun himself.”




"When the weapon is fire, since the quantity [of gunpowder] for an electronic sweep test is so small, the test could not give a positive result," Fein underlined.




The investigator, with consent from judge Emma Palmaghini, subsequently ordered new studies on the .22 calibre pistol to be carried out. The gun will be fired by a different person whose hand will undergo the same test as Nisman's, to determine whether it leaves gunpowder residue.


"There are so many tests that can be ordered in this case, we must wait for blood studies found on the gun and on the scene to yield results," Fein added. She also gave some information on the Prosecutors' office employee who had lent the weapon to Nisman shortly before his death.




"We have not taken any other weapon from doctor Nisman's home, nor from safes, drawers or any other places they could be appropriately stored. Right now no other weapon has been found or taken."

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US can help:


But protests continue...


CNN adds...

Government officials called it a suicide, but theories of something more sinister arose immediately.


Protesters took to the streets Monday night near the presidential palace -- the Casa Rosada -- waving Argentine flags and holding signs proclaiming, "Yo soy Nisman," or "I am Nisman."




For protesters in Buenos Aires' Plaza de Mayo, the prosecutor's death struck a deeper chord.


"The killing of Nisman will mobilize the Argentine people to put an end to the corruption, to end this state of disaster that we live in here in Argentina," one protester said.


One woman compared the country's politicians to the mafia, and another said that Argentine democracy was not a democracy anymore.

President Fernandez has responded...

"Suicide provokes, in all cases, first: disbelief, and then: questions. What was it that led a person to make the terrible decision to take his own life?" Fernandez wrote in a lengthy letter she posted on her Facebook page.

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nope-1004's picture


Obviously murdered.  That's how the corrupt banksters roll.  Fernandez response is sooooooo cover up-ish, trying to sway public opinion.  Laughable.


localsavage's picture

Suicided is the proper term...

malek's picture

That obvious mistake in the forensic analysis will quickly be rectified!

Supernova Born's picture

So he washed his hands with "Lava" pumice soap after he shot himself.

No "conspiracy theory" required.


B2u's picture

Maybe he had gloves on and took them off and threw them away after he killed himself.

Latina Lover's picture

Nisman claimed that the Iranians were involved in the 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Synagogue.  Meanwhile, it is already demonstrated that Israel and the US were behind it, to provoke an anti government reaction.  There is more to this story than the Arg. President is automatically guilty....

nuubee's picture

Perhaps, but what motives would the Arg President (or anyone in Argentina for that matter) have for defending TPTB in the U.S./Israel?

Stackers's picture

I'm sure Hillary Clinton would be more than happy to offer her insights on how to cover up murder/suicides.

Save_America1st's picture

This just in!  Breaking News!!!


JFK death now ruled a suicide by the government.

Case closed.

Big Slick's picture

If Barak Obama had a prosecutor, he would look like Alberto Nisman

Lost Word's picture

Ask maybe Hillary's good friend Vince Foster ...

Oh wait ...

Boxed Merlot's picture

Meanwhile, Christina Kirchner's declared wealth has grown more than tenfold since she and her late husband began leading Argentina...


I'm sure Hillary Clinton would be more than happy to offer her insights on how to...   add cyphrage to a bank account.


Pork Bellies!!

Againstthelie's picture

Obviously something very strange has been going on in Kirchner's surroundings:

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zeroderivatives (not verified) Againstthelie Jan 20, 2015 10:14 PM

As corruption allegations were swirling around Argentine President Christina Kirchner, she accused the nation's leading newspapers of lying and defaming her "in the best style of fascism."

Meanwhile, Christina Kirchner's declared wealth has grown more than tenfold since she and her late husband began leading Argentina.

Her son, Máximo, a college dropout who wields plenty of power as the founder and leader of La Cámpora, a political youth organisation whose acolytes dot the boards of state-owned and private companies.

seminal1's picture

Nisman had been very outspoken in the last few weeks about the evidence he had against the president, probably in an attempt to gain public recognition and therefore be safer in case of an “accident”.

As Cristina Kirchner said herself not long ago."One should only fear God... and me"

Phil Free's picture

Gotta watch out for those dasterdly werewolves..


Silver, bitchez!!  :D

Lost Word's picture

Follow the Money ...

Who Owns the Argentine Central Bank ???

flapdoodle's picture

Je Sui Nisman

That's the giveaway that this likely a US/Mossad/GCHQ operation a la Maidan square.

My bet is that Nisman had nothing substantial but by killing him they might be able to stir up an orange revolution.

Remember Putin just offered the Argies Su-30s.

Putin offering to help Argentina retake the Falklands (Malvinas) would be big trouble for NATO, the UK and Cameron in particular.

UK is far weaker than it was the first time around...





Save_America1st's picture

shocked!!!  Shocked, I say!!!  This is unpossible!!!  This is as unpossible as anyone ever believing that somebody could NOT shoot themselves in the head and body 8 times with a nail gun in order to desperately commit suicide.  Can't we all just understand that some people are desperate to leave this life in a blaze of nails and not always jump to conclusions that it's always murder?  And some people are very sneaky and selfish so that they can shoot themselves in the head with a gun point blank and not get any gunpowder residue on themselves what-so-ever, and not leave a note behind, just because they're mean and want us to blame it on somebody else other than themselves.  Sheesh!

Frank N. Beans's picture

"Israel and the US were behind it"

I see this on every fucking article on ZH.  ipso facto, everyone else has clean hands. 

Frank N. Beans's picture

so your point is, she has good relations with Jews.  According to Wikipedia:

"Since there is suspected Iranian involvement in the 1994 AMIA bombing, Kirchner's relations with the Argentine Jewish community deteriorated.[125] Fernández gave her United Nations General Assembly speech where she again criticized ... Iran for the 1994 AMIA bombing while giving her support for an Israeli-Palestinian dialogue and an eventual Palestinian state."

Againstthelie's picture

"Deteriorating relations" but she is adopting a Jew?

A woman like Kirchner adopting a son, because of a legend! What a Chutzpah story for the stupid Goyim.

nuubee's picture

Long Crime Lab Tools!

logicalman's picture

couldn't help noticing this..

Even the US has offered help...

.............. help make sure the results of the investigation fit the required narrative.

nope-1004's picture

Because everyone who is hours away from exposing the truth, and talk about doing so for weeks beforehand, commit suicide.  THIS IS A colossal joke thinking that the people are that dumb to believe the suicide nonsense.


weburke's picture

Not a joke to some very high up european elites ! He was in some very powerful organizations, the death squads for revenge surely are getting their orders. brics dev bank may have been target of efforts. but also this...“The president and her foreign minister took the criminal decision to fabricate Iran’s innocence to sate Argentina’s commercial, political and geopolitical interests,” the newspaper quoted Nisman as alleging.

Last May, an Argentine court declared unconstitutional an agreement between the Argentinian government and Iran to jointly probe the 1994 bombing of the Buenos Aires Jewish center. The agreement had been approved in 2013 by Argentina’s congress, at the request of the executive branch. Nisman consistently argued that the agreement constituted “undue interference of the executive branch in the exclusive sphere of the judiciary.”

weburke's picture

the bengazi torturers thought they were going to an after murder congradulation session some days later, but they were met by a revenge squad. The murdered diplomat, whatever you know about him, and why he actually was there, had way high up freinds way beyond obama world. They were not pleased. I doubt they were shot. I do notice, like some mention, that always you hear "he was killed" as they never take prisoners, and they dont know how to wound someone it would seem, but I do not believe them.

Buckaroo Banzai's picture

"THIS IS A colossal joke thinking that the people are that dumb to believe the suicide nonsense."

I dunno, ever heard of "Arkancide"? Almost as bad as this (arguably worse since it happened over and over again), but ask 1000 Americans what the word means, and you'll get a blank look from 999 of them.

TruthHunter's picture


Arkancide needs to haunt Hillary until she meets her own arkancide


I was aware of the rumors, but hadn't seen the website

Seize Mars's picture

Well done. That's one hell of a body count!

phaedrus1952's picture

A key enabler in these situations is the Medical Examiner. I don't recall right this moment the specifics in Arkansas back then , but IIRC, the ME was a non-native born who was beholden to the power structure, which enabled, amongst other tragedies, the stupendous number of teenagers who were murdered. The WSJ ran a contemporaneous story about it.

long-shorty's picture

Ask Buckaroo Banzai what "Snopes" means, and do I get a blank look or just a lecture about the leftist propaganda machine?

BullyBearish's picture

It's more than just an immediate palliative for's a MESSAGE to those that threaten the powers that be that things are not the same anymore, things are much more serious with increasingly dire consequences

nuubee's picture

So, Tyler needs a well-supplied compound then?

Omen IV's picture

American people believe almost universally that Building #7 fell down

the morons need to be cleared out to get the population to 3.5 Billion worldwide - most are useless

weburke's picture

3.5? boy are you optomistic. there are blabbermouth elites on the web, and you can look as I did, and I found 2 that said 1 or 2 billion, and ALL the rest said, "under 500 million". some said 250 million, and the dang bible says 200 million. ugh. that is why I prep. 

Major Malfunction's picture


“Maintain humanity under 500,000,000 in perpetual balance with nature.”


Watch out.

NaN's picture

Fernandez is so sure it was a suicide before all the facts are in...

effendi's picture

I wouldn't rule out suicide completely.

But I would want to know what (or who) drove him to kill himself.

Field Marshal Rommel commited suicide as he knew he was a dead man walking whatever he did. By offing himself the deal was his family would avoid a grisly fate. 

So did this guy have family that could be used as a bargaining chip to force him to agree to kill himself?

LasVegasDave's picture

Lets see you cocksucking, crazy, jew hating sons of bitches stand on your head to explain this one.

noben's picture

Qué? De qué hablas usted, Gringo loco?

The_Prisoner's picture

Sure, Iran did it. Like they did:

Kind David Hotel, USS Liberty, Pan Am 103, MH17

Years of inbreeding seems to have turned the chosen's brain into mush. Have you been tests for syphilis? It has been shown to impair cognitive function.

Try penicilin, and recommend your rabbi take a course too, before bitting the next newborn's dick.

YHC-FTSE's picture

Self explanatory I would have thought? As strange as it may seem, on the surface it does look as though this is murder made to look like a suicide to cover up the Argentine president's involvement in a cover up of Iran's involvement in a bombing that occurred more than 20 years ago (Phew!). Makes a refreshing change from Zionists murdering everyone and covering it up, but that's what it looks like on the surface. Must be nice for you and other fucked up Israel supporting nutjobs to find a possible example of what you people do to others on an almost daily basis so you can rant about being a victim of injustice.

The fact that CNN is running this story and the US embassy is offering help (How, exactly?) speak volumes about how important it must be for the zionists to play the victims in this 20+ yr old story, you know to run concurrently with the farce in Paris. After all, the EU and the rest of the world won't drop their support of Palestinian independence without a shedload of pressure to change their minds.

Bunghole's picture

Off your meds again, Dave?

Man, you are a volatile POS.

WillyGroper's picture


I think a lot of folks really mean Zionist, not Jew.

Bigotry or stupidity...your guess is as good as mine.

noben's picture
noben (not verified) localsavage Jan 20, 2015 6:59 PM

"Who benefits from his death?" is the question asked by amateurs and sheep.

"Who benefits even more by having his death blamed on Kirschner?" is the better question, that a Pro might ask, and whose answer is probably juicier and more enlightening.

Hint: If the result of this is CHAOS, rather than a solved crime, then who benefits the most from it?

SilverIsKing's picture

If it wasn't by nail gun, I will need more time to assess before rendering my opinion.

SilverIsKing's picture

OK, I've got it.  Suicide it is...not.