Argentine Dirty War officers guilty of murdering bishop

(AGI) Buenos Aires, July 5 - Two retired military officers havebeen sentenced to death for the murder of a bishop during the1976-83 military dictatorship in Argentina. Former generalLuciano Benjamin Menendez, 87, head of the 3rd Armed Corps andretired commodore Luis Fernando Estrella, 82, were found guiltyof the murder of Msgr. Enrique Angelelli, 53, Bishop of theDiocese of La Rioja. This is the first time that officials fromthe Dirty War era have been found guilty of the killing of ahigh-ranking prelate. . .

(AGI) Buenos Aires, July 5 - Two retired military officers havebeen sentenced to death for the murder of a bishop during the1976-83 military dictatorship in Argentina. Former generalLuciano Benjamin Menendez, 87, head of the 3rd Armed Corps andretired commodore Luis Fernando Estrella, 82, were found guiltyof the murder of Msgr. Enrique Angelelli, 53, Bishop of theDiocese of La Rioja. This is the first time that officials fromthe Dirty War era have been found guilty of the killing of ahigh-ranking prelate. . .