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Comrade J's Death by Choking

Released on 2012-03-08 09:00 GMT

Email-ID 1196090
Date 2010-09-20 16:04:29
From an FBI source (protect source origin) --

Thanks Fred. I was beating around the bush about this when we were last
discussing as I knew from talking to Helen what the cause of death was.
For some reason she did not want this to be released and was happy for it
to be a "heart attack". That's why I was so insistent it was not
suspicious. Sergie was a bit of a drinker, although not your usual
fifth-of-vodka-a-night Russian; It is not unusual for people who choke
out like this to have a few cocktails and glasses of wine under their belt
as it helps relax the reflux muscles, leading to the choking. It's why if
you ever see this at a restaurant, it's always a fat white guy.