Turkish police found traces of hydrofluoric acid and other chemicals inside a well at the Saudi consul general’s home in Istanbul and think that journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s dismembered body was dissolved in acid in one of the rooms of the residence, Al Jazeera reported Nov. 8.
Citing an unidentified source from Turkish attorney general’s office, Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons, reporting from Istanbul, said the residence was searched by Turkish investigators two weeks after the killing.
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Khashoggi—a Saudi writer, United States resident and Washington Post columnist—entered the building on Oct. 2 to obtain documentation certifying he had divorced his ex-wife so he could remarry.
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