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Garcia died in a hospital after shooting himself as police arrived at his house to arrest

 

Peru’s former President Alan Garcia died in a hospital in Lima on Wednesday after shooting himself as police arrived at his house to arrest him in connection with a bribery probe, authorities said.
Garcia, who had repeatedly denied his involvement in coruption.
President Martin Vizcarra declared that he was “consternated” by Garcia’s death, and sent his condolences to his family members.
Garcia was under investigation in connection with Brazilian construction company Odebrecht, which triggered Latin America’s biggest corruption scandal when it admitted publicly in 2016 that it won lucrative contracts

Joseph Don

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